NZ Police Probe Sudden Death In Mount Maunganui

Police are investigating the sudden death of a man at Mount Maunganui this morning.

At 3.40am, Police were called to a burglary at a building site on Surf Road. As Police arrived, three suspects fled on foot. While two were located and arrested, a third offender ran into the sea where Police lost sight of him.

A shoreline search was conducted and about 5am the man was found on the shoreline. Sadly, he was unable to be revived.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.