12 Jan 2011

Body found by lake searchers

12:36 pm on 12 January 2011

Ppolice believe the body of a missing jet-skier has been found.

Bishop Thompson, 17, was involved in a collision with another jet-ski at Lake Okareka near Rotorua on Saturday.

A Navy dive team helped search for him with sonar equipment.

The body was found shortly before 9am on Wednesday in about 30 metres of water.

Mr Bishop's family has been advised and a karakia will be held on the shore before the body is sent to Auckland for a post mortem.