Body believed to be that of missing man found in Whanganui River

A body has been found in Whanganui River this afternoon.

Whanganui River between Pipiriki and Jerusalem

Formal identification has yet to be completed but police believe it is the 24-year-old Israeli national who failed to surface near Upokongaro yesterday, a police spokesperson said in a statement.

The body was found in the Mosquito Point area. 

Police will release his name once all family notifications have taken place.