Police identify body found in Waikato River

Police recovered a body from the Waikato River between Boundary Rd and Fairfield Bridge. Photo: Stuff.

Police can now confirm the identity of the body located in the Waikato River on Tuesday.

The body of 23-year-old Kayne Kohu of Hamilton was pulled from the river on Tuesday, says a police spokesperson.

"Mr Kohu has been missing since August 23.

"Our sympathies are with his family and friends at this time.

"The matter has been referred to the Coroner."

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