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Napier drowning victim named

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 2/11/2016 Sean Martin

<span style="font-size:13px;">A man who drowned while swimming off Napier's Marine Parade has been named by police.</span> © Getty Images A man who drowned while swimming off Napier's Marine Parade has been named by police. A man who drowned while swimming at a Napier beach has been named by police.

Joseph Taurua Terrill, 51, died despite the efforts of a lifeguard after getting into trouble in the ocean off Marine Parade on Wednesday afternoon.

Mr Terrill had recently moved from Napier from Tauranga, police said and his death has been referred to the coroner.

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