A firefighter has died, while on a training course at an Olympic watersports venue in Hertfordshire.
Alan Soard, 38, was taken ill at the Lee Valley White Water Centre in Waltham Cross yesterday. He had been taking part in a water-rescue training course.
Three ambulances and two air ambulances were called, but attempts to resuscitate him failed.
Mr Soard had served for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service.
Chief Fire Officer Andy Fry said:
"Our thoughts at this very sad time are with Alan's family and friends and also with his firefighter colleagues who were with Alan at the time he was taken ill.
"Everyone has been stunned by these events."
The fire service is working with Hertfordshire Police and the Health and Safety Executive to establish the full details of how Mr Soard died.
More top news
Khan, the Labour MP for Tooting, claims his plan to hold fares at 2016 prices until 2020 is fully costed.
Lee Drake smashed into a moped in Poplar in June 2014, after going through a red traffic light with blue lights on but no sirens.
More than a decade after their daughter's death the Dowler family were given these harrowing details of their daughter's last hours.