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Body of missing canoeist found

Published: 12:40PM Saturday December 22, 2012 Source: ONE News

  • Lake Te Anau 234 (Source: Supplied by Martin Sliva)
    Lake Te Anau - Source: Supplied by Martin Sliva

Police report that they have recovered the body of man who went missing on Lake Te Anau whilst canoeing yesterday.

The 24-year-old man, who name is yet to be confirmed, was last seen taking his red fibreglass canoe to the lake about 10am yesterday morning.

Police undertand that the man is from overseas.

Senior Sergeant Dave Raynes said the body was located a short distance from his canoe at Brod Bay.