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Body of 21-year-old man recovered from reservoir

Emergency service search for the body of a man Credit: John Robinson

The body of a 21-year-old man has been recovered from a reservoir Staffordshire.

Police were called to reports that two people had got into difficulty while in the water at Chasewater Reservoir in Burntwood at around 6pm on Sunday.

A young girl made it safely out of the water but the man died.

Officers were called to the park at around 6pm today following reports two people had got into difficulty while in the water.

Emergency services including West Midlands Ambulance Service, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service and Staffordshire Air Ambulance all attended.

Emergency services search Chasewater Reservoir in Burntwood Credit: John Robinson

The identities of the people involved are known to officers and their next of kin are being informed. They will be offered support by specially trained officers.

The Coroner will be informed of the incident, officers continue to investigate the circumstances around what happened and are appealing for anyone with information to call 101 quoting incident 654 of 30 June.

– Staffordshire Police