Body of missing man found in Lough Erne

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Body of missing man found in Lough Erne

Devenish island on Lough Erne.

A body has been found in the search for a missing man who had been jet skiing on Lough Erne, Co Fermanagh on Sunday, September 9.


A major search operation was launched on Sunday after a man was reported missing in Lough Erne following an incident involving a jet ski. A second man was rescued from the water. The incident happened in the waters of Lower Lough Erne at Muckross Bay, where there is a public slipway and jetty.

Locals said they believed the missing man was visiting the area from the North Down area.

Searches continued on Monday and the Community Rescue Service Belfast confirmed this afternoon (Tuesday, September 11) that the search had come to a "sad conclusion".

Police  in Northern Ireland confirmed a body of a man was recovered from Lough Erne on Monday evening.

"A post mortem examination will take place in due course. Police are not treating the death as suspicious at this time," a spokesperson said.