16 Oct 2008

Tetraplegic man's body found in river

3:31 pm on 16 October 2008

Police in Hamilton have recovered the body of a tetrapelgic man missing in the city since Tuesday.

Paul Fraser, 53, was located by a police dive squad in the Waikato River shortly after midday on Thursday.

Police say his body was found with his wheelchair near Memorial Park and his death has been referred to the coroner.