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Fears for three missing Germans on Lake Garda

The Local · 23 Apr 2012, 16:40

Published: 23 Apr 2012 16:40 GMT+02:00

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A spokesman for the coast guard in Salò said he could not yet confirm that the two were from the trio which disappeared on Sunday.

But fears that the dead men could be those who went missing were strengthened by the fact that a half-sunk yacht has also been found.

Speaking of the first body to be found on Monday morning, the coast guard spokesman said, “Documents found on the man indicate that he is one of the Germans.”

Italian news agency Ansa said the three men had set out on a sailing trip early on Sunday morning – and were reported missing on Sunday evening after they failed to return. The men, said to be aged 61, 65 and 71, were from Erlangen in Bavaria according to the Münchner Merkur newspaper.

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17:22 April 23, 2012 by smart2012
Hope they will find them. Garda is a beautiful lake, probably the best lake I have ever seen in my life, but you need to know it well to prevent problems.
17:46 April 23, 2012 by The-ex-pat
Same goes for lake Tahoe, beautiful but can be deadly.......
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