5 Jan 2017

Manslaughter charge over body found in river

11:21 am on 5 January 2017

A man has been arrested nine days after the body of Tama Retimana was found floating in Waikato River.

Tama Retimana

Tama Retimana, who was found dead in Waikato River Photo: Supplied / NZ Police

A 48-year-old man is scheduled to appear in the District Court in Hamilton today charged with manslaughter.

Mr Retimana, who was a 29-year-old father of two, had been living rough at a campsite area near the river in Hamilton.

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