3 Mar 2014

Body found on remote beach identified

9:58 pm on 3 March 2014

Police have identified a man whose body was found on a remote beach near the mouth of the Kahurangi River on Sunday.

He was 72-year-old David Hutton from Ruby Bay near Nelson.

A post-mortem has been completed and preliminary results indicate that Mr Hutton died as a result of a fall.