Man pronounced dead at Daventry reservoir after facing difficulties in the water
The death is not being treated as suspicious
A man has died after facing difficulties in the water at a Daventry reservoir.
Emergency services were called to Drayton Reservoir in Ashby Road at around 4.15pm yesterday (October 18).
Despite the use of specialist rescue equipment, a man in his 30 was pronounced dead at the scene.
A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police said: “Northamptonshire Police were called by Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service at about 4.15pm yesterday (Sunday October 18), following reports that a man in his 30s had got into difficulties in the water at Drayton Reservoir in Ashby Road, Daventry.
“Rescue technicians from Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service used specialist equipment to enter the water to rescue the man.
“Sadly he was pronounced dead at the scene.
“The death is not being treated as suspicious, and a report is prepared for the coroner’s office.”
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