Body is pulled from a lake in Melbourne after passerby makes a horrifying find on their lunchtime walk
- Man’s body was pulled from Coburg Lake in Melbourne’s north on Thursday
- Police are yet to identify the man and circumstances surrounding his death
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Divers have pulled a man’s body from a popular Melbourne waterway after a shocked passerby came across the grim discovery on their lunchtime walk.
Emergency services were called to Coburg Lake in the city’s north around 12.30pm on Thursday.
A walker raised the alarm after spotting the horrific find during a stroll through the reserve.
A man’s body was pulled from Coburg Lake (pictured) on Thursday afternoon
Officers cordoned off the area while search and rescue divers retrieved the unidentified man’s body from the lake.
‘Police are working to identify the man and will await the results of a post mortem to determine the circumstances surrounding the man’s death,’ a Victoria Police spokeswoman said.
The body was removed from the scene in a bag.
A passer-by on their lunchtime walk came across the horrifying discovery at Coburg Lake