27 Apr 2014

Baby's death at marina investigated

4:46 pm on 27 April 2014

A police investigation has been launched into the death of a 7-month-old baby who died in the Whitianga marina.

Waikato police say the baby boy was on holiday with his family from Auckland in popular Coromandel town.

They say the family were down at Whitianga's marina when the baby ended up in the water.

Emergency services tried to save him, but he died at the scene.

Police say the baby's death is an absolute tragedy, and investigation into the circumstances around his death is underway.