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Search resumes for missing man after woman's body located - Lake Macquarie

Tuesday, 26 July 2022 07:39:01 AM

A search will continue this morning for a man missing near Lake Macquarie, after a woman’s body was located in waters yesterday.

About 2.30pm (Monday 25 July 2022), emergency services were called to Moonee Beach, Lake Macquarie, after a body was located in the water.

A woman was treated at the scene; however, she could not be revived.

While the woman is yet to be formally identified, she is believed to be aged in her 80s.

Officers attached to the Lake Macquarie Police District attended and established a crime scene.

Following inquiries, police believe a man – who is known to the woman and believed to have been with her yesterday – may be missing in waters nearby.

A search commenced yesterday for the man and included local police, officers from the Marine Area Command, Surf Life Saving NSW and NSW Ambulance paramedics.

A full-scale land and water search will continue in the Moonee Beach area today.

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

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.