Body of missing jet-boater found on beach

Charleen Carstairs with her partner Daniel Skeggs, whose body was found this morning after a jet...
Charleen Carstairs with her partner Daniel Skeggs, whose body was found this morning after a jet boat accident a month ago. Photo: Supplied
The body of a man has been found after he went missing in a jet-boating incident on the West Coast last month.

Police said a fisherman found the body of 29-year-old Daniel Shane McLellan-Skeggs, of Christchurch, early this morning on a Kakapotahi beach.

The fisherman reported his discovery to police after he returned to shore about 9.30am, police said.

Police then recovered the body and confirmed the identity.

Mr McLellan-Skeggs went missing following a jet boating incident on the West Coast on May 17, police said.

A local helicopter crew had managed to rescue one of the men involved in the crash but McLellan-Skeggs could not be found.

 

 

 

 

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