13 Jan 2016

Body found on Otago beach identified

2:06 pm on 13 January 2016

The body found on an Otago beach has been confirmed as that of Stephen Gourlay, who had been missing for three weeks.

The 52-year-old had last been seen in Kaikorai Valley Road, near Bowl Line, Dunedin, on 20 December.

His body was found by a member of the public on Boulder Beach on the Otago Peninsula on Monday.

A post mortem completed yesterday confirmed there were no suspicious circumstances to his death.