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Body of jet ski fisherman found

Fuseworks Media
Fuseworks Media

Police have been searching for a missing jet ski fisherman since 9.30 last night when they received a report that he had not returned home. The jetski was located by Eagle about one and a half hour later.

It was anchored south of Waiheke with a fishing rod still out.

The fisherman was missing.

A search was commenced with Eagle and Deodar without success.

This morning another search was started with jet skis, boats and a plane.

Police received a call just before midday from a local boatie to say he had located a body floating in the water between Waiheke and Motuihe.

Deodar attended and found the deceased was the missing fisherman.

The deceased was wearing a life jacket.

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