Matthew Backhouse is a NZME. News Service journalist based in Auckland.

Body on beach: Woman named

Police search St Heliers beach in Auckland. Photo / Sarah Ivey
Police search St Heliers beach in Auckland. Photo / Sarah Ivey

The death of a woman whose body was found on an Auckland beach has been referred to the coroner.

Police said the body of 62 year-old Albany resident, Magdeline Lakay (nee Arnold) was found on Ladies Bay in St Heliers yesterday morning.

A post-mortem examination was carried out this morning and police had been advised the death was not suspicious.

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- APNZ

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