Skeleton not human

Last updated 10:34 06/02/2013

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A reported sighting of a human skeleton on the Stewart Island coastline at the weekend turned out to be a marine mammal, police say.

Invercargill area tactical response manager Inspector Olaf Jensen confirmed yesterday there had been a report of a skeleton at Ruggedy Islands, at the north-western extremity of Stewart Island.

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