Body found in search for missing woman

A body has been located in the search for a woman reported missing from Sunnyhills.

The body was located in Sunnyhills earlier yesterday (Saturday) afternoon however identification is yet to be confirmed, Detective Inspector Shaun Vickers said in a media statement.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained and an investigation has been launched into the circumstances.

A post-mortem is due to take place today and further information will be provided when possible.

“Police would like to thank members of the public for their concern during the search for Elizabeth Zhong,” Detective Inspector Vickers said.

“We continue to appeal for any information about this matter and 105 quoting file number 201128/1909, or call Counties Manukau Police on 09 2611 321.”