Recovered Queenstown boatie formally identified

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Police can confirm that the man recovered from Frankton Marina yesterday afternoon was Alan Peter Wilson, 63, from Queenstown. 

Alan rang a friend in good spirits while he was working on his boat at the Frankton Marina around 7:45pm last night. He wasn’t seen or heard from again.

Formal identification took place today and Mr Wilson’s death has been referred to the Coroner. 

"Our thoughts are with Mr Wilson’s family and friends at this difficult time."