Missing US tourist found on yacht in Marlborough Sounds

Police say a search has been called off for an American tourist after he was found on board a charter in the Marlborough Sounds. Photo / File
Police say a search has been called off for an American tourist after he was found on board a charter in the Marlborough Sounds. Photo / File

An American tourist reported missing over the weekend in the South Island has been found on board a charter.

Items belonging to Jason Johns, including his passport, were left at a Marlborough marina and discovered by port security.

Today, Tasman Police said the missing 36-year-old tourist was found on board a charter yacht in the Queen Charlotte Sound this morning.

They thanked the maritime community for helping locate the tourist.

- NZ Herald

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter

SIGN UP NOW

© Copyright 2017, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf03 at 30 May 2017 08:35:52 Processing Time: 421ms