Two bodies found in Lake Macquarie

The body of a man was located in waters near Lake Macquarie on Tuesday 26 July, following an extensive air and sea search.

The search for the man by emergency services commenced around 2:30pm on Monday, 25 July, after the body of a woman was located in waters near Moonee Beach

The woman, believed to be in her 80s, was treated at the scene; however, she could not be revived.

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

Inquiries confirmed that the man, who was known to the woman, was also missing in waters nearby.

The search included local police, officers from the Marine Area Command, PolAir, Surf Life Saving NSW and NSW Ambulance paramedics.

PolAir located the body of a man about 2.5km south of Birdie Beach – which was recovered by officers attached the Marine Area Command a short time later.

While the man is yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be the missing man who is aged in his 70s.

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

NSW Police Media

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