The death of a man whose body was found floating in the
Marlborough Sounds yesterday is not considered suspicious,
The man's body was discovered in Greville Harbour off
D'Urville Island yesterday afternoon by a couple who were
moored on their yacht nearby.
There was a second yacht moored about 100m from them which
police believed the deceased man had come from.
The couple managed to pull the body from the water into a
dinghy and secured until police arrived on a Coastguard
Police said enquiries were continuing to establish the
identity of the man and a post mortem examination was
expected to be conducted today.
The circumstances of the death did not appear suspicious.