Police identify man found in Rotorua hot pool

  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty

Rotorua Police have released the name of the victim who was found dead in a hot pool at Kuirau Park last week. He was 67-year-old Kerry Hern.

There are no suspicious circumstances and the death has been referred to the Coroner.

Rotorua Police are now working with Mr Hern's family and the services of Victim Support have been offered to them. 

Detective Sergeant Richard Lang says "Mr Hern’s family have lost someone special to them, so ask that public and the media respect their privacy at this time.”