Dead man named after body washes up on Mt Maunganui beach

The man whose body washed up on the beach at Mount Maunganui this morning has been named.

Police are investigating after the body of a fully-clothed man was found on the popular swimming beach. Vision supplied by Chris Murden. Source: Supplied

He was Benjamin Christopher Dahlkamp, a 45-year-old from Tauranga.

A member of the public alerted police after finding the body just before 8am between Moturiki (Leisure) Island and the Main Mount Beach.

Police continue to investigate.