Body located north of Dunedin
At approximately 8pm yesterday a body was discovered at a rural location north of Dunedin.
A scene examination and formal identification process is underway.
On Lock Street, St Clair, Dunedin, a residential property is currently being examined relating to a missing person reported to Police on February 5.
At this stage Police cannot confirm whether the two incidents are linked.
We urge anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the Lock Street area between Monday February 4 and Tuesday February 5 to call Police on 03 471 4800.
Alternatively they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Police expect to be able to release further details in the coming days.