Missing swimmer named

Police have named the missing man found in the River Severn as 20-year-old Damian Southall, from Womborne in South Staffordshire.

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Swimmer found in River Severn named, full report

The body of a 20-year-old has been recovered from the River Severn in Shropshire. Police divers were called to the scene, after reports of a man who got in difficulties yesterday afternoon.

It is the second water-related death since the hot spell began. Safety campaigners are urging people to think again before cooling off in lakes, quarries and rivers.

Karen Griggs reports.

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