15 Apr 2016

Man's body recovered from Southland river

6:57 pm on 15 April 2016

The body of a 69-year-old Invercargill man has been recovered from the Mokoreta River in Southland.

Neil Stirling was reported missing to police yesterday.

Thirty volunteers had been searching for him near the river.

Police said his death was not suspicious and had been referred to the Coroner.