Police locate body of missing elderly man in Lower Hutt

2:49 pm on 11 June 2019

Police have found the body of missing Lower Hutt man Warren Nelson.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

The 71-year-old went missing on Thursday 6 June and was last seen in Naenae, near his retirement village.

Mr Nelson's body was found in bush in Naenae this morning.

There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and it has been referred to the coroner.