A body has been found in the Waikato River in the hunt for missing Ngāruawāhia man Desmond Pratt.
The 82-year-old had not been seen since Thursday and his family, concerned for his welfare, reported him missing on Saturday.
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Pratt was known to walk the tracks in the local area.
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This afternoon, a police spokesperson confirmed the dive squad found a body in the Waikato River in the Ngāruawāhia area.
They are still working to identify the deceased.