Body found at Foxton Beach, Manawatū-Whanganui region

Source: 1 NEWS

A body has been found at Foxton Beach in the Manawatū-Whanganui region around midday Saturday.

Police say the body has been removed and inquiries are underway to determine the circumstances and identify the person.

Footage shared with 1News shows police carrying the body on a stretcher up the beach from the waters edge.

A police spokesperson says the body is not that of Thomas Phillips or his three young children missing from Marokopa.