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Body found at quarry in search for missing teen

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A body has been found in the search for a missing teenager at a disused quarry in Warwickshire.

The body was found at around 10.50am this morning (Friday 27 July).

Police were called to the Old Quarry, known locally as the Blue Pool, near Bishops Itchington at around 6.30pm, after concerns were raised for a 17-year-old boy who was reported to have entered the water.

Formal identification has not yet taken place but the family have been informed.

A cordon is in place and the B4451 remains closed at this time.

Inspector Rupert Atkinson said:

The family are being supported by specially trained officers and we would ask that people respect their privacy at this difficult time.

I would like to thank everyone in the local community and on social media who has offered their help since yesterday evening.

– Inspector Rupert Atkinson , Warwickshire Police

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