Body confirmed to be missing woman
Body confirmed to be missing woman

Police have confirmed the body found in Woodhill Forest at Muriwai this week was that of missing woman Carissa Avison.

The 21-year-old was last seen leaving her home on Dockside Lane in Auckland Central on the morning of January 26 and was given a ride to Muriwai, on Auckland's west coast.

There had been a search for her and then a member of the public found the body on Wednesday night.

On Friday police said the body had been formally identified and the matter has been referred to the coroner.

NZ Newswire

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