Hillarys, Perth: Horror as a body is discovered in the lake of a popular park

An investigation is underway after a body was discovered in a lake. 

The unidentified body was found in a lake in Mawson Park in Hillarys, in Perth’s northern suburbs, at about 4.30pm on Wednesday. 

Police were still working to retrieve the body from the water at 9pm.

Several unmarked cars were seen parked beside the lake as forensics holding torches took photos of the lake at the popular park. 

The unidentified body was found in a lake in Mawson Park in Hillarys, in Perth’s northern suburbs, at about 4.30pm on Wednesday (pictured, officers at the scene)

Police were still working to retrieve the body at 9pm (pictured, forensics at the scene)

Police were still working to retrieve the body at 9pm (pictured, forensics at the scene)

A WA Police spokeswoman told Daily Mail Australia: ‘A number of resources are at the scene and the body is being recovered.

‘At this time the circumstances surrounding the death are unknown.

‘The deceased has not been positively identified at this time.’

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