Please attribute to Whanganui Area Investigation Manager Senior Sergeant Andrew McDonald:
Police are at the scene of a sudden death at the river near Anzac Parade, Whanganui East, where a vehicle was found submerged in the water.
Police were called about 11.50am.
One person has been found deceased in the vehicle.
Police will be making enquiries to understand the circumstances of the death.
Issued by Police Media Centre