Body of missing swimmer located – Lake Canobolas

Police have located a body after a man was reported missing while swimming in a lake near Orange yesterday.

About 2pm yesterday (Thursday 2 January 2020), emergency services were called to Lake Canobolas, following reports a 27-year-old man had gone missing while swimming.

An search operation commenced involving officers from Central West Police District, NSW Ambulance paramedics and the SES, to locate the missing swimmer.

Following an extensive search, a body was located in the water about 6.15pm yesterday.

While the body is yet to be formally identified, it’s believed to be the missing 27-year-old man.

A brief will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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