The 7-month-old Auckland boy who died after falling into
Whitianga marina has been formally named by police.
He was Carlo Domett Caesar.
A police investigation is continuing into how he ended up in
the water near a wharf, on Saturday morning.
Sergeant Andrew Morrison said family members were
understandably distraught by what happened.
"As our investigations continue, New Zealand Police wish to
express our condolences to Carlo's family in what are very
"Speaking to the family today they are very upset and ask
that their privacy be respected as they work their way
through this ordeal."
Victim Support was working closely with the family, Mr
The death has been reported to the Coroner.