15 Nov 2008

Police confirm body is Christchurch pipeline worker

4:18 pm on 15 November 2008

The police in Christchurch have confirmed the body found off the coast of Sumner on Wednesday is that of a missing pipeline worker.

Tony John Utteridge had been missing since 28 October after a mishap involving an inflatable boat. The body of another worker was recovered shortly after the accident.

The case has been referred to the Coroner.