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Fredericton Police recover body of missing swimmer in Killarney Lake

Fredericton Police said they responded to a report of a missing swimmer on Saturday at about 8:00 p.m. Silas Brown / Global News

Fredericton Police say they’ve recovered the body of a male in his mid 40’s in the city’s Killarney Lake.

In a release, police said they responded to a report of a missing swimmer on Saturday at about 8:00 p.m.

The lake’s beach and trails were closed as the initial rescue effort was conducted and remained closed as the investigation took place.

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“No further information will be released at this time as the matter is still being investigated,” the release said.

“Our thoughts are with the family and loved ones during this difficult time.”

Police are asking for anyone with information about this incident to contact the Fredericton Police Force at 506-460-2300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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