9 Mar 2015

Fatal injuries deemed consistent with fall

1:18 pm on 9 March 2015

A post mortem after the sudden death of an Australian man who was found lying on a road in central Hamilton has found he died from injuries consistent with a fall.

Sean Anthony O'Connor, a British national who lived in Queensland, was in New Zealand on business.

Mr O'Connor was found at the bottom of a five metre cliff on Hillsborough Terrace, on Friday morning.

His death was referred to the Coroner.