Flowers left by Gateshead lake after man dies

Flowers have been left by a lake in Gateshead where a man died yesterday (Thursday 24 July).

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Flowers left by Gateshead lake after man dies

The man entered the lake yesterday afternoon. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
Flowers have now been left near where the man entered the lake. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
Police were called at about 3pm yesterday (Thursday 24 July). Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
The 24-year-old local man was found and taken to the RVI hospital where he was pronounced dead. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
The lake at Watergate Park in Sunniside. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Flowers have been left by a lake in Gateshead where a man died yesterday.

At about 3pm yesterday (Thursday 24th July) police received a call over concerns for a man who had waded into the lake at Watergate Park in Sunniside.

Emergency services carried out extensive searches. The 24-year-old local man was found and taken to the RVI hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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