23 Nov 2009

Coroner asked to look into cyclist's death

3:58 pm on 23 November 2009

The police in Bay of Plenty have asked the coroner to look into the death of a cyclist near Mount Maunganui.

A jogger spotted the body of a man lying face down on rocks at Matapihi on the shore of Tauranga Harbour just after 6am on Monday. A bicycle was found nearby.

The police say he's been identified as a 48-year-old local man.

They say there are no suspicious circumstances.