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Body recovered from Antrim waters

A body was recovered from Lough Neagh yesterday, Sunday 30 August, by teams searching the waters after a male was reported to have entered the Six Mile Water days before.

Lough Neagh Rescue stated: “Lough Neagh Rescue and other statutory agencies under the direction of PSNI/POLSA have been heavily involved for the last 7 days in an ongoing search for a missing person who is believed to have entered the Six Mile Water in Antrim.

“After conducting extensive search operations this afternoon our crews located a body and had the difficult task of recovering it from the water.

“LNR wishes to place on record our sincere thanks to all our agency colleagues involved for all the hard work, dedication and commitment throughout the search operation.

“The Board of Directors and Volunteers of LNR wish to express our deepest sympathies to the family of the deceased.”