27 May 2015

Police confident of dead man's identity

10:21 am on 27 May 2015

A post mortem is being carried out this morning on a man found dead in a stream in Rotorua yesterday.

He was found just before midday near a walkway on Ruth St in the suburb of Fordlands.

The police are finishing a search of the stream and the walkway, which remains closed.

They said they knew who the man was but no details would be released until his identity was formally confirmed and his family was notified.