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Woman dies off Petone Wharf

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A woman has died after jumping off Petone wharf, police say.

A witness saw the unidentified female take off her shoes and jump into the water about 1.30pm.

Inspector Paul Jermy said the witness called police immediately and a police launch set off within a minute of the call.

Westpac Rescue Helicopter staff were called in to help with the search.

The woman was pulled from the water 15-20 minutes later but CPR was unsuccessful.

Her death has been referred to the coroner.

via Stuff


Written by HuttNZ

May 18, 2009 at 4:31 am

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