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Police searching for man who went missing in the Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park have recovered a body.
At 16:43, police were called to a person in the water in the Serpentine **in Hyde Park. At approximately 11:50 today, officers from the Met's Marine Policing Unit recovered the body from the lake.
Officers believe they know the identity of the man, who is in his 20s, but formal identification is yet to take place.
Onlookers saw the man get into the Hyde Park boating lake and called police at around 4:45 when he failed to emerge.
Rescue teams from the Metropolitan Police’s Marine Support Unit searched the lake in two inflatable dinghies. The lake was cordoned off last night and is due to resume this morning.