Marlow: Teen Dies In River

23 July 2014, 06:03

The body of a 13-year-old boy has been pulled out of the River Thames by police.

The schoolboy is believed to have drowned after getting difficulty in the river near Grossmore Lane in Marlow at around 4.30pm on Tuesday.

Officers rushed to the scene and combed the river with members of the fire and ambulance services, Thames Valley Police said.

The body of the teenager, understood to be from the Marlow area, was discovered by officers from the Specialist Search and Rescue Team shortly after 8pm tonight.

The police said the death is not believed to be suspicious and officers are preparing a report on the incident to be handed over to the coroner.

The child's next of kin have been informed.