A MAN whose body was found in the water at a wharf in Newcastle has now been identified, police say.
About 8.20am on Saturday, May 25, a man's body was found in the water behind a hotel on Wharf Road.
While police were initially unable to identify the man, late on Monday police confirmed the body had been formally identified.
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On Saturday, police said it was believed the body had been in the water "for a short time".
"There is nothing at this stage to suggest the man's death is suspicious," police said.
Police thanked members of the public and the media for their assistance.
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