NEW YEAR TRAGEDY

44yo's body found in lake

NEW YEAR TRAGEDY

By Renee Bogatko, Image Credit – tashalex/123rf.com

Police divers have found the body of a 44 year old Cooma man in the Snowy Mountains.

Emergency crews were called to Lake Eucumbene on New Year’s Day, following reports, a man who was swimming with family couldn’t be found.

A massive search kicked off, involving Monaro police, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter, NSW paramedics and SES workers.

Police divers joined the search yesterday, finding the 44 year old’s body around 12:40pm.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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