Update - Body found in Tutira, Hawke's Bay

Update - Body found in Tutira, Hawke's Bay

Eastern

Attributable to Eastern District Field Crime Manager, Detective Inspector Mike Foster:

Hawke’s Bay Police are investigating the unexplained death of a man discovered in Tutira.

The man’s body was found on the side of Matahourua Road today by a passing motorist at around 9.30am.

A scene examination is being carried out as well as a formal identification process.

A post-mortem is expected to be carried out tomorrow.

Anyone who was in the Matahourua Road/Shine Falls area over the weekend or this morning is being urged to contact Hawke’s Bay Police (06) 873 0531.

ENDS

Issued by the Police Media Centre