Tributes as man named locally after fatal Lincoln lake ‘accident’

A 27-year-old man, whose body was recovered in a fishing lake near Sainsbury’s supermarket in Lincoln, has been named locally.

Lincolnshire Police responded to a report at 3am on Thursday, August 13 that the man had entered the fishing lake, known as Starmers, and had not been seen since.

Underwater searches were carried out and a body was found at 9.25am, with friends naming the victim on social media as Arnie Weavers.

Police said the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Ell Wood said: “RIP Arnie Weavers. You will be missed by many. I love you bro. Fly high brother.”

Arnie will “be missed by many”.

Tributes continue to pour in for Arnie Weavers.

Tributes in memory of Arnie Weavers were posted on Facebook.

Comments on Lincolnshire Police’s Facebook page about the incident.

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