Death of young woman found in water in Raglan not suspicious

Manu Bay near Raglan. Photo / Alan Gibson
Manu Bay near Raglan. Photo / Alan Gibson

The death of a 19-year old woman whose body was found in water off Raglan is not being treated as suspicious, police said.

A search was launched after her motorcycle was found abandoned at Manu Bay.

The five-hour hunt involved a police helicopter, search and rescue volunteers, a search and rescue dog and Coastguard vessels.

Police said the woman's body was found by a Coastguard vessel in the sea off Raglan about 1.20am.

- APNZ

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