Body found on Auckland beach

The death of a person whose body was found on an Auckland beach this morning is being treated as unexplained, police say.

The body was found at Ladies Bay in St Heliers this morning.

A post-mortem examination would be carried out tomorrow, police spokeswoman Noreen Hegarty said.

The results would determine whether a homicide investigation would be launched, she said.

Police were today making inquiries to determine the person's identity.

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