Man whose body was found in Sunderland lake named by police

Police have confirmed the name of the man whose body was found in a Wearside lake.

Tuesday, 18th September 2018, 11:37 am
Updated Wednesday, 19th September 2018, 9:50 pm
The search was carried out around the lakes in Silksworth following reports of concern.

Northumbria Police carried out a search of the water at Silksworth Lakes on Sunday following reports of concerns made to the force.

Today, police have confirmed his identity as Gary Conlon, 52, of Paignton Square, Plains Farm, Sunderland.

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A post mortem examination is to be carried out, with the inquiry being carried out by the city's coroner's office.