30 Dec 2008

Body found in Christchurch river

9:21 pm on 30 December 2008

A body believed to be that of an elderly missing person has been discovered in a Christchurch river.

The police say the body was found in the Heathcote River in Cashmere at about 5.30pm on Tuesday.

Inspector Rick Jury says family members of the missing person have been contacted, and the police are continuing to make inquiries.