Circumstances surrounding body of woman not suspicious, police say
Police believe the circumstances surrounding the body of a woman found in the sea off Napier this morning are not suspicious.
The woman's body was found in the water off Hardinge Rd at 8am.
In a statement this afternoon, police said that while formal identification was yet to take place, the body is likely to be that of a missing person reported this morning by family.
"At this stage, it does not appear to be suspicious. The death will be referred to the Coroner."