Police confirm identity of body found in Beach Haven
Police confirm identity of body found in Beach
Haven, North Shore
Thursday, 24 April 2014 -
A post-mortem examination has been
conducted today on the body found in a Beach Haven creek on
the North Shore yesterday afternoon.
Police can confirm
that the man has now been formally identified and his next
of kin have been informed.
The man has been identified as
58 year-old Michael Oliver of Auckland.
Enquiries into Mr
Oliver's death are ongoing however at this stage it does not
appear to be
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