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Police release name of deceased fisherman

Posted 12 March 2018 by Gold FM in Media Release and Emergency Services - Police, Fire, Civil Defence

Police have released the name of the man who was found in the water near the rocks at Homunga Bay, Waihi, yesterday afternoon.

He was Yingbo Xu, 28, from Hamilton.

Another man, who was believed to be fishing with Mr Xu, is still missing.

Police have undertaken shoreline and air searches today but unfortunately the missing man has not yet been located.

Search teams will recommence searching in the morning, weather conditions permitting.