Former QLDC manager found dead in Invercargill incident

May 21, 2024

Police have named the man who died in an Invercargill incident this weekend as 42-year-old Quinn McIntyre of Hāwea Flat.

Mr McIntyre worked as a resource consent manager at the Queenstown Lakes District Council for four years before becoming an environmental consultant at the Wānaka office of Enviroscope.

Before joining the QLDC he had worked in Cromwell for Landpro.

Mr McIntyre was discovered after an incident near the intersection of Sydney and St Andrew Sts in Invercargill on Sunday at 9.25am.

“A scene examination has been completed today, with the death being treated as unexplained,” police said yesterday.

Mr McIntyre is reported by the NZ Herald as the son of Southland horse trainer Brent McIntyre.

Police have not released any further information on Mr McIntyre’s death, including whether it is being treated as suspicious.

Story update: From Police at 4.15pm on May 21.

"Police investigating the death of Quinn David McIntyre in Invercargill on Sunday 19 May have referred the case to the Coroner.

"Mr McIntyre was located deceased near the intersection of Sydney Street and Andrews Street on Sunday morning.

"A post-mortem has been completed and the findings referred to the Coroner.

"His death is not being treated as suspicious.

"Mr McIntyre's family are being provided with support at this difficult time and have asked for privacy.

"Police would like to thank members of the public who were impacted by the road closures for their patience and understanding."

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