Body found in search for man missing from Lake Macquarie

Wednesday, 05 April 2023 03:02:41 PM

A body has been located during the search for a man reported missing from Lake Macquarie yesterday.

The 45-year-old was last seen leaving a hospital on Croudace Bay Road, Belmont, about 3am yesterday (Tuesday 4 April 2023).

When he could not be located, officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police District were notified.

A search was conducted of the area with the assistance of SES, Surf Life Saving, Fire and Rescue and PolAir.

About 1.30pm today (Wednesday 5 March 2023), the body believed to be that of the missing man was located by police at Valentine.

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