4 Sep 2015

Police name man found dead in Waikato river

4:36 pm on 4 September 2015

The man whose body was found in the Waikato River in Hamilton yesterday has been named.

He was Phillip Mark Morris, aged 38, from Hamilton.

Mr Morris was last seen on 20 August and was reported missing on the 24th.

Police said they were trying to work out his movements between then and when his body was found.

His death has been reported to the Coroner.