15 Aug 2015

Body of missing Omarama man found

3:55 pm on 15 August 2015

The body of a 71-year-old Omarama man who has been missing for more than a week has been found.

Missing Omarama man Rodney Murdoch

Missing Omarama man Rodney Murdoch Photo: Supplied

Rodney Murdoch had not been seen since he left his dog behind at the Omarama petrol station on 7 August.

Police say his body was found this morning about 5 kilometres from Omarama near the Ahuriri River this morning.

The death is not suspicious and has been referred to the Coroner.