Body recovered in searches following Jet Ski incident in Co.Fermanagh

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By David Hunter

Police searching for a missing man in Lough Erne in county Fermanagh have recovered a body.

A search was launched on Sunday evening after two men on a jet ski fell into the water in the Muckross Bay area.

One of the men managed to swim towards the shore and was picked up by a passing boat. The other man vanished.

A major air and sea search was launched involving RNLI crews from Enniskillen and Carrybridge.

A search team discovered a body not far from where the accident happened yesterday evening.

Community Rescue teams posted a statement online stating: " Searches resumed on Monday morning when, following a joint operation by the CRS and PSNI, a body was located believed to be that of the missing person. 

"The deceased was recovered by the PSNI dive team and brought to shore.

"The Management and Volunteers of the Community Rescue Service extend their deepest sympathy to the family and friends of the deceased at this sad time."

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