Ohinemuri river at Waihi: Death referred to Coroner
Ohinemuri river at Waihi: Death referred to
Waikato, 13 August 2014 - Police have referred
to the Coroner the death of a 3 year old boy who appears to
have drowned in the Ohinemuri river at Waihi on Tuesday the
12th August 2014 at about 3.00pm. Police were first called
to the address when family members discovered the boy
missing. Shortly after that his body was found.
toddlers name is Ezra TAPP.
“Our deepest sympathy goes
out to the family because of this tragedy.”
Pete van de
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