Missing woman found in Waikato River
Please attribute Detective Sergeant Jason Earl:
At around 12pm today officers searching the Waikato
River on the Police boat located a woman’s body between
Horotiu and Ngaruawahia.
The body has now been
recovered and has been identified as Hamilton woman Mi-Sook
Yang, known as Annie, who has been missing since Thursday 9
Police extend their sympathy to Mrs Yang’s
family and friends.
The death is not suspicious and
will be referred to the Coroner.
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