8 Feb 2016

Post mortem for body found in burning car

12:16 pm on 8 February 2016

Police in Marlborough are continuing to investigate a car fire in which a body was discovered.

Police said they had removed the body from the car, which was found burning in a layby off State Highway 1, at Tuamarina, yesterday.

The body will be transported to Christchurch for a post mortem examination which was expected to take place tomorrow.

Police said the cause of the fire was yet to be established.