5 May 2011

Identity of Huntly body still unknown

9:19 pm on 5 May 2011

Police are still unable to identify the body of a man found on a vacant section in Huntly on Tuesday.

The body was removed on Wednesday has been taken to Auckland for a post-mortem.

Police say they will be relying heavily on forensic testing to find out who the man is, how he died and how long his body had been there.

Detective Senior Sergeant Pete Jones says police will continue going door-to-door in the area speaking to residents and says someone must know what happened.