Man’s body located in Great Lake

Sadly, the body of a man has been located this morning following a boating incident at Boundary Bay, Great Lake yesterday.

Police divers located the man’s body about 11.40am, in the vicinity of Boundary Bay.

While the man’s body has not yet been formally identified, police believe the man is the 50 year old Sheffield man reported missing yesterday.

A bystander alerted authorities about 12:40pm yesterday and police launched a land, sea and air search utilising a range of resources.

Police located the unmanned boat a short time later.

Police would like to thank the local community for the support and assistance that was provided during the search effort.

Our thoughts are with the man’s family and loved ones at this difficult time.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.