Man found dead in Lake Wakatipu after search


The man entered Lake Wakatipu to help someone else, but did not return to shore (file photo).

A missing man in Lake Wakatipu in Glenorchy has been found dead by the Police National Dive Squad.

They found the man’s body around 3 p.m. yesterday.

Police said the man entered the lake on Friday to help another person in the water but did not return to shore.

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The man’s death will be referred to the coroner.