Body found in search for swimmer missing off Kaikōura coast

The woman went missing off the coast of Kaikōura. Photo: File
The woman went missing off the coast of Kaikōura. Photo: File
The body of a woman missing off the coast of Kaikōura since yesterday has been found this morning.

Emergency services were called to reports of a missing person in the water in South Bay at about 7.45pm yesterday.

A search was begun yesterday and resumed this morning, and the body was found about 11am.

In a statement police said the woman was found dead in the water.

The death will be referred to the Coroner.

 

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