Body recovered from Chipping Norton Lake

Saturday, 18 December 2021 06:55:54 PM

The body of a teenage boy has been recovered from a lake in Sydney’s south west.

Officers from Liverpool City Police Area Command were notified after a 14-year-old boy slipped into Chipping Norton Lake, near McMillan Park, about 3pm today (Saturday 18 December 2021).

Emergency services attended after the boy failed to resurface.

Following an extensive search by Marine Area Command and police divers, about 4.45pm (Saturday 18 December 2021), the boy’s body was retrieved from the water.

He has been formally identified as the missing 14-year-old boy.

A crime scene was established, and police are conducting inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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.