5 Aug 2014

Body recovered from lake near St Bathans

3:14 pm on 5 August 2014

Members of the police national dive squad looking for a missing Central Otago man have recovered a body from the Blue Lake near St Bathans.

Senior Sergeant Ian Kerrisk said on Tuesday the body is believed to be that of missing 32-year-old Mark Naylor.

Mr Kerrisk said it is a sad time, particularly for the family, but also for all those involved in the search for Mr Naylor.

The matter will be referred to the Coroner.