31 Jan 2013

Burnt body found in rural South Auckland

9:42 pm on 31 January 2013

A body found at the site of a scrub fire in South Auckland has been taken away for a post-mortem.

Emergency services were called to the fire at McRobbie Road in Kingseat about 6.30am on Thursday after a woman told police she had discovered a body in the grass.

The identity and gender of the body are unknown.

Police are making inquiries.