ACT Policing has issued a facefit image of a young man who may be able to provide important information into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 68-year-old man at Lake Tuggeranong on Thursday (December 6).
Around 12.55pm police were called to the shore of the lake near Soward Way after a member of the public saw a person unconscious in the water.
A 68-year-old man was recovered from the lake by ACT Fire and Rescue and was transported to The Canberra Hospital by ACT Ambulance Service. He later died in hospital.
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A witness saw a young man running under the Soward Way Bridge around the time the deceased man was thought to have entered the lake.
He ran past her car and up towards the stairs onto Soward Way.
The young man depicted in the facefit is described as Caucasian in appearance, aged in his late teens, approximately 165cm (5’7”) tall, with short messy dark-coloured hair. He was wearing a peach-coloured top, dark-coloured shoes and black shorts.
Police are asking this person to come forward as he may have been the last person to see the deceased prior to the incident.
Anyone who recognises the young man depicted in the facefit, or anyone who has information which may assist police with their investigation is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the website at www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.