Body Recovered From River Avon

Police dive teams have recovered the body of a teenage boy who went missing while swimming in a river.

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Police dive teams recover body from River Avon

Emergency services searching for a teenager feared drowned in the River Avon have recovered a body from the water.

The 14-year-old boy was last seen swimming with friends at Saltford near Bath before the alarm was raised yesterday evening.

Police divers made the discovery at about 11.30 last night. His next of kin have been informed. Volunteers from the boating community helped with the search. His friends are said to be 'distraught'.

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