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Man's body found in Heathcote River, Christchurch

Author
Herald Staff,
Publish Date
Fri, 29 Mar 2019, 12:00pm
A man's body was found in the Heathcote River in Christchurch last night. A portion of the river has since been cordoned off. (Photo / File)
A man's body was found in the Heathcote River in Christchurch last night. A portion of the river has since been cordoned off. (Photo / File)

Man's body found in Heathcote River, Christchurch

Author
Herald Staff,
Publish Date
Fri, 29 Mar 2019, 12:00pm

A portion of a Christchurch river is under scene guard after a man's body was found.

Christchurch police Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Worner said the man's body was found in the Heathcote River about 7:20pm yesterday.

Worner said police were waiting for the results of a post-mortem examination to be completed to establish the cause of death.

A scene guard was in place until further notice.