18 Nov 2023

Missing man found deceased near Dannevirke

3:45 pm on 18 November 2023
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File photo. Photo: RNZ / Marika Khabazi

A man has been found dead in a bank in the Manawatū after being missing since yesterday evening.

Just after 8pm yesterday, police were told of a man who had not returned home from work at a forestry block outside the town of Dannevirke.

The man's body was recovered this morning, after a search operation in the area they believed he was working.

Police said Worksafe had been contacted regarding the man's death.