Warnings over the dangers of swimming in open water

West Midlands Ambulance Service are warning people to avoid swimming in lakes, rivers and other open water.

It comes after 17-year-old Russell O'Neill died at a quarry near the Malvern Hills in Worcestershire at the weekend.

The Ambulance Service is urging people not to risk their lives.

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Tributes for quarry death teen

Tributes have been left at the site where a teenager has died after swimming at a quarry lake in the Malvern Hills.