Police investigating body found in water in central Auckland creek

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NZ Herald,
Publish Date
Mon, 8 Feb 2021, 11:46AM
A police officer at a walkway cordon where a man was found in the water at Meola Creek, Westmere, this morning. Photo / Dean Purcell
A police officer at a walkway cordon where a man was found in the water at Meola Creek, Westmere, this morning. Photo / Dean Purcell

Police investigating body found in water in central Auckland creek

Author
NZ Herald,
Publish Date
Mon, 8 Feb 2021, 11:46AM

Police are investigating the death of a man who was discovered unresponsive in a central Auckland creek this morning.

Cordons are in place at Meola Creek in Westmere where the man's body was found in the water about 7am.

A police spokesperson said inquiries were being made to establish the circumstances of the death, which was currently being treated as unexplained.

The public was being asked to avoid the area.

A plea was made for anyone who had seen or heard anything unusual in the area overnight or early this morning to get in touch with Police on (09) 302 6557.

Police are treating the death of a man in a Westmere creek this morning as unexplained.  Photo / Dean Purcell Police are treating the death of a man in a Westmere creek this morning as unexplained. Photo / Dean Purcell