27 Jun 2009

Body of man found in bush in Coromandel

11:42 am on 27 June 2009

The body of Auckland man missing in bush near Waihi in the Coromandel has been found.

Stephen Jenson, 47, from Howick was last seen in Paeroa on Monday night.

His car was found at the start of a series of walking tracks near the Karangahake Gorge on Tuesday.

Searchers located Mr Jenson's body just after 4pm on Thursday, in a stream near a walking track.

His death has been referred to the coroner.