6 May 2015

Body in burnt car not suspicious

12:53 pm on 6 May 2015

The death of a person found in a burnt out car on the Whangamoa Saddle near Nelson is not suspicious, police say.

The wreck was spotted down a bank off State Highway 6 on Sunday afternoon.

Police say they are confident they know the identity of the person, however forensic testing is required to confirm it.

The matter has been referred to the Coroner.