3 Sep 2019

Body of man found near Auckland beach

12:34 pm on 3 September 2019

Police believe the body found north of Muriwai Beach is that of a man who was reported missing.

Muriwai Beach

The body was found north of Muriwai Beach. Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Waitematā Police recovered the body from the beach after it was reported at around 7am.

It is yet to be formally identified but Inspector Mark Fergus, area commander of Waitematā North Police said they are supporting the family of a missing man they have been searching for in recent days.

The death will be referred to the Coroner.