3 Oct 2012

Post-mortem completed on soldier

4:05 pm on 3 October 2012

A post-mortem has been completed on a soldier whose body was recovered from a lake near Waiouru on Tuesday.

Private Michael Ross, 29, of Kaitaia, fell out of an inflatable boat while on a training exercise on Lake Moawhango on 25 September.

His body will be returned to his family on Wednesday.

Police say the results of the post-mortem will form part of the coronial inquiry.