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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Hawke’s Bay Police, with the assistance of the Police National Dive Squad, have recovered a female’s body from the Tutaekuri River, near Taradale, today.

The body was found by a member of the public yesterday evening around 6:50pm.

At this stage, Police are working to establish her identity, and a post mortem examination will be conducted tomorrow.

A scene guard will remain in place until tomorrow, when further searches of the immediate area are planned.

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Issued by the Police Media Centre

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