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Rotorua drowning victim named

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 28/09/2016

Regal Palms Resort © Facebook/Regal Palms Resort Regal Palms Resort A man who drowned at a luxury resort in Rotorua has been named as 40-year-old Samir Poorekhorsand.

Emergency services were called to the five-star Regal Palms Resort on Monday morning.

Mr Poorekhorsand appeared to have drowned despite the efforts of paramedics, a police said.

It is not clear whether he was in the resort's pool or a room's spa pool.

His death has been referred to the coroner.

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