Body recovered from Lake Benalla - UPDATED

By Simon Ruppert

Victoria Police have confirmed that a deceased person has been recovered from Lake Benalla this morning.

Benalla Police and SES had been searching the Lake shoreline with an area from the Art Gallery around to the showgrounds taped off, since early this morning.

Police ask that people avoid the area whilst the investigation is ongoing.

We will update the public with more information as and when we receive it.