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Body Recovered In Search For Missing Man On Lough Erne

11th September 2018
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Jetskiiers like those pictured here in 2015 are seen regularly in the Muckross Bay area of Lower Lough Erne Jetskiiers like those pictured here in 2015 are seen regularly in the Muckross Bay area of Lower Lough Erne Photo: Kenneth Allen/Geograph

#Missing - A body was recovered yesterday evening (Monday 10 September) in the search for a missing man on Lower Lough Erne, as the Belfast Telegraph reports.

A major search operation was launched in Sunday afternoon after an incident involving a personal watercraft in Muckross Bay.

One man was rescued after swimming to shore but a second had disappeared.

Searches continued into Monday, with the PSNI confirming the body of a man was recovered from the lough later in the day.

“It would appear that what had started out as an exciting afternoon on a jet ski unfortunately has now ended with a fatality,” said Ulster Unionist MLA Rosemary Barton.

The Belfast Telegraph has more on the story HERE.

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