Body discovered at Port of Tauranga

Police believe the body of a man found on a train in Tauranga this morning fell from an over-bridge.

Staff unloading train carriages at the port found the body shortly before 7am.

The man has been identified as a 38-year-old from Whakamarama, police said.

They believe he fell from an overbridge in Whakamarama which is 20 minutes west of Tauranga and landed on top of a carriage of the train, which didn‘t stop until it reached the port.