Rotorua man identified
Friday, 9 May 2014 -
Police now know the identity of a
man found dead in Rotorua on Monday.
At approximately 8.45
this morning police received a report from of a 22-year-old
man missing from an address in Rotorua. Officers have
followed up on this report and confirmed that this is the
young man found on Monday. Enquiries are ongoing to
establish the last known movements of the man and this
information will be referred to the Coroner.
name will not be released until family members have been
Detective Sergeant Tony Colby said: "I would like
to take the opportunity to thank the community for their
help with this appeal. The sharing of our updates,
particularly across social media, has been overwhelming with
messages of support received from across New Zealand and
even overseas. These cases, whilst incredibly sad,
demonstrate the true compassion that the majority of our
community have for one another at times of need. We are
pleased that we are able to at least return this young man
to his family and our thoughts are with them at this
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