A body believed to that of missing man Amandeep Singh has
been found in bush near Gisborne.
Gisborne police said the body was found in scrub on a section
of Kaiti Beach Road at 6.15pm yesterday by people walking in
Mr Singh, an Indian national aged 22, was last seen on
December 29 leaving his home Gladstone Road in Gisborne at
His Mazda Lantis car was found abandoned in Dalton Street in
the suburb of Kaiti about 11am the following morning.
Detective Sergeant Kevin Ford said police and Environmental
Science and Research scientists will conduct a scene
examination in the area the body was found, which is expected
to take until tomorrow to complete. A post-mortem examination
is also to be conducted to establish the deceased's identify
and the cause of death.
Mr Ford said Mr Singh's family have been advised of the
Anyone with information about where Mr Singh was between 11pm
on December 29 and 11am on December 30 is urged to contact
the Gisborne police.
The Kaiti Beach area is of particular interest to police and
any resident with information is also asked to contact the