10 Feb 2012

Woman's identity confirmed

2:02 pm on 10 February 2012

Police in Wellington have confirmed the identity of a woman found at Scorching Bay on Thursday.

She was Edna Mae Cairns, 75, of Karori who had been missing since Tuesday.

Detective Sergeant Corey Watts of the Wellington CIB says a formal identification and post-mortem examination was held on Friday morning.

They do not believe she was the subject of foul play and say there are no suspicious circumstances.