Missing walker located deceased - Arthur's Pass area
"Missing walker located deceased - Arthur's Pass area"
Police have this afternoon recovered the body of a man who had been reported missing in the Arthur's Pass area.
The man, a 24-year-old Korean national, had become separated from a walking companion and was reported missing late yesterday afternoon.
A search for the man began last night, continuing from first light today.
Sadly, the man was located deceased this afternoon. Initial indications are that he may have fallen down a steep bluff.
The man's death will be referred to the Coroner.