16 Aug 2019

Man's body found inside van near Hamilton

3:39 pm on 16 August 2019

Police have confirmed a 33-year-old Australian man on holiday died after incident in Raglan this morning.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Earlier today, a man's body was found inside a van located near Hamilton.

Police believed the van was stolen and had travelled to the outskirts of Hamilton from near Raglan after an incident in the early hours of the morning.

They said they were still conducting inquires to establish what happened but believe the white Toyota Hiace van, from Whaanga Road near Raglan to Gordonton Road on the north-eastern outskirts of Hamilton.

They asked any members of the public who may have seen the van, with registration KWF362, to get in contact on 07 858 6200.