Man dies after jumping into Wellington Harbour

Wellington, New Zealand
A December 2017 view of Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Todd DeFeo/The DeFeo Groupe)

A 33-year-old man died after jumping from a crane in Wellington Harbour on Friday, New Zealand Police said.

According to a report in Stuff, the man jumped feet first from the Hikitia Floating Crane, which is on a permanently moored vessel. Three people jumped in after the man, identified as Jarreth Colquhoun.

“Our thoughts remain with Jarreth’s family and friends,” police said in a statement.

Police are working with the coroner with routine inquiries into his death.

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