The body of a man found dead in a Queenstown holiday home at
the weekend is believed to have been there for six or seven
The Christchurch coroner is dealing with the death after the
body was removed around noon on Saturday from a property in
Tucker Beach Rd, Fairfax media reports.
The property is near a cluster of designer holiday homes and
fulltime residences overlooking the Shotover River.
Details were scant because there had been problems
identifying the man, police said.
"There were some issues with identification, due to the
nature of decomposition, as it was believed the body had been
in the house for six or seven days," Senior Constable Chris
The Coroner's Office confirmed Christchurch coroner Richard
McElrea was dealing with the case.