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Police retrieve body from bush near Thames

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 26/04/2017

Police are examining the scene where a body was found in bush near Thames.

The body is being retrieved on Wednesday and an autopsy has been scheduled for Thursday to confirm cause of death.

A hunter found the body at Te Puru Forks on Tuesday and police put a scene guard in place overnight.

Police say no further details will be available until formal identification has been completed and next of kin have been contacted.

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