Lincoln
August 13, 2020 10.46 am

Lincoln man dies after going in fishing lake

Body recovered from lake Thursday morning

Police have confirmed the death of a 27-year-old man after a body was found in the water near Sainsbury’s supermarket in Lincoln on Thursday morning.

Lincolnshire Police responded to a report at 3am on August 13 that the man had entered the fishing lake near Sainsbury’s and had not been seen since.

An Underwater Search Unit and Tactical Support Team attended the scene at the coarse fishing lake known as Starmers.

Underwater searches were carried out and a body was found at 9.25am.

Police said it is believed to be the same man, and his death is not being treated as suspicious.

An Underwater Search Unit and Tactical Support Team at the scene. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

A police cordon was put in place. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Fire engines, police and drones were spotted at the scene in the early hours of the morning on August 13. Photo: Kirsty Coggan

A police cordon in place after reports of a body being found at Starmers lake in Lincoln. Photo: Kirsty Coggan

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