Police Recover Body In Search For Missing Teen In Warwickshire

27 July 2018, 16:09 | Updated: 27 July 2018, 16:11

Bishops Itchington Quarry

Rescue teams searching a lake following a report of a 17-year-old boy getting into difficulty have recovered a body.

Warwickshire Police said the emergency services found a body in the Blue Lagoon, at Bishops Itchington at 10.50am on Friday, after the alarm was first raised at 6.30pm on Thursday.

Ambulance crews who were on the scene were told the teenager had got into difficulty after going into the lake at the popular beauty spot near Leamington Spa.

A formal identification has yet to take place but next of kin have been informed.

Police said a report would be prepared for the coroner in due course.

Meanwhile, a scene cordon and road closure remain in place.