23 Jan 2016

Body found in Nelson river

12:46 pm on 23 January 2016

The body of a middle-aged man has been found in the Maitai River in Nelson.

The man's body was found this morning off Halifax St with a bicycle and a small backpack nearby.

Police said while there were no suspicious circumstances, they would like to hear from anyone who had been in the area this morning and may have seen the body in the river.