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Body found at Auckland's Muriwai beach

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 2/03/2017

A body has been recovered at west Auckland's Muriwai beach which police believe is that of a swimmer who went missing at the weekend.

The body was discovered on Thursday evening.

"No formal identification has taken place however we believe it is the body of a man who went missing on Sunday," police said in a statement.

Formal identification will take place on Friday.

On Sunday, two men got into trouble while in the water at Muriwai.

One man was recovered and taken to hospital in a serious condition but an initial search failed to find the second man.

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