Man drowns in Stanborough Park lake in Welwyn Garden City


A man drowned in a lake in Welwyn Garden City after getting into difficulty on Tuesday night.

Paramedics, fire and police were called to the lakes in Stanborough Park, Hertfordshire, at about 20:15 BST.

Steve Holton, the area commander for Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service, described the death as a “tragic event”.

He said: “Please be aware that water is a lot colder than it looks. Only swim in places that have lifeguards.”

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