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Missing man found dead on boat

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 8/01/2017

A fisherman who was reported as being overdue has been found dead on his boat.

He is believed to have died as the result of a medical event, police say.

The man in his 40s was reported overdue from a trip near Great Barrier Island on Saturday night.

The Coastguard located the boat on Sunday morning.

The coroner has been advised.

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