29 Mar 2019

Man's body found in Christchurch river

11:30 am on 29 March 2019

A man's body was found in Christchurch's Heathcote River last night.

Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Worner said the man's body was found at about 7.20pm.

Police are waiting for the results of a post mortem to be completed to determine the cause of death.

A guard is currently in place at the site where the man's body was found.