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Body recovered from Waikato lake in search for missing man

Police have recovered a body from a Waikato lake as they were searching for a missing man. 

Lake Arapuni. Source: Google Maps

The body was recovered from Lake Arapuni in the Jones River Landing area.

Police say they received a report about at 8.25 last night that a man had gone into the water and had not surfaced.

"A search was initiated last night, however the man was not located.

"The Police National Dive Squad conducted a search today and the body was recovered this afternoon."

The death will be referred to the coroner.