Police confirm body found in Manawatū River at Foxton Beach

Police confirm body found in Manawatū River at Foxton Beach

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thisquality understood a body was found in the Manawatū River at Foxton Beach, Saturday afternoon.

A significant Police presence was situated on Dawick Street at around 2pm.

About 12 people were seen walking out a distance from the shore while the tide was low to recover the body with a white bag.

Source: CC/ Sam Hudson

thisquality received comment from Police shortly after 5.20pm confirming a body had been found.

“Police can confirm a body has been located at Foxton Beach at around midday,” a Police spokesperson said.

“The body has been removed and enquiries are underway to determine the circumstances and identify the person.”

Image: SUPPLIED/Sam Hudson

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