Local Search and Rescue Team recovers Body of Missing Person, Central Otago

Local Search and Rescue Team recovers Body of Missing Person, Central Otago

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Police said they were notified of reports that a person went missing and was feared they drowned in the water at around 7:35 pm on Friday in Central Otago.

A local search and rescue team was called in to search for the person in murky water at Pinders Pond.

A rescue helicopter was sent to the scene while fire crews and ambulance assisted.

The Police National Dive Squad was later stood down.

At around 9:25 pm they located and recovered a body.

No further information or details were supplied.

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