Rescue crews unable to save man found dead in Hampshire lake

THE body of a man was recovered from a lake in Hampshire yesterday evening despite attempts to rescue him, police have confirmed.

Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 8:07 am
Updated Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 9:10 am

Fareham firefighters were among the multi-agency response team called out to the incident just after 6pm at Andover Lakes after a man was seen entering the water.

Despite frantic searches for the individual, emergency services were unable to save him – with his body discovered at around 11pm.

Andover police tweeted: ‘We were called at 6.20pm this evening to a report that a man had gone into the water at Anton Lakes in Andover. The Ambulance Service and Hampshire Fire & Rescue were also in attendance.

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‘Sadly, the body of a man was recovered from the water. No further details are available.’