Investigation into death of soldier in diving accident

A Wiltshire-based soldier has died in a diving accident on the final week of a training course.

The 26 Engineer Regiment, based in Tidworth, said that Lance Corporal George Partridge - who was from Ilminster - died during his Army Diver Course, the 26 Engineer Regiment.

L Cpl Partridge died at the National Dive Activity Centre in Chepstow. Credit: ITV West Country

An investigation is underway into Lance Corporal Partridge's death.