3 Sep 2015

Police identify body found Waikato River

5:09 pm on 3 September 2015

Hamilton police have identified a body recovered from the Waikato River this morning as that of a man missing from his Hamilton home since last month.

A member of the public called police after seeing the body floating north in the river near Swarbrick Landing.

A police rescue boat recovered the body and police had identified it as being that of a 38-year-old local man.

His name would be released tomorrow.