Body found in Wellington Harbour following search for missing Man

Body found in Wellington Harbour following search for missing Man

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This morning, Police report the National Dive Squad found a body during an extensive search for a man reported missing in Wellington.

The body of the man was located at around 10am in the water near Queens Wharf at the waterfront of Wellington Central.

Formal identification is yet to take place, but it is believed the body is 30-year-old Sand Calkin who went missing on July 10.



He was last seen on security cam footage walking by himself across the waterfront in the early hours of Saturday.

Wearing a red hoodie, black beanie and blue jeans — including a backpack.

“Police share our condolences with Sandy’s family at this incredibly sad time,” a statement said.

“We would also like to thank members of the public for their assistance and concern while the search was underway.”

Further enquiries are underway in relation to the death. They will be made on behalf of the coroner.

Other findings will be released in due course.

Image: SUPPLIED/Wellington Police

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