Body found in Waikato River

Paul Arber went missing in Hamilton last weekend. Photo / supplied
Paul Arber went missing in Hamilton last weekend. Photo / supplied
Police searching for missing Australian tennis coach Paul Arber say a body has been found in the Waikato River.

Searchers were yesterday scouring the river in the search for missing Australian tennis coach Paul Arber.

Waikato police spokesman Andrew McAlley said the body was found shortly after 7.30am, in north Hamilton.

He would not specify where the body was found, and said a formal identification would be carried out this morning.

A member of the public called about 7am to say they had seen a body in the river between Fairfield and Pukete Bridge, North communications shift inspector Ian Brooker said earlier this morning

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