Teenage boy's body recovered from reservoir

18 July 2018, 11:11

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A 14-year-old boy's body has been recovered from a reservoir after a report that a teenager had gone into the water.

Emergency services launched a search operation after the alarm was raised at Glenburn Reservoir in Paisley, Renfrewshire, on Tuesday evening.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were sent to the scene just after 5.30pm.

The boy's body was recovered at around 8.10pm.

Police said his death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Around 5.35 pm on Tuesday July 17 2018, police were called to Glenburn Reservoir, Braehead Road, Paisley, following a report that a teenage boy had gone into the water.

"Following a search, emergency services recovered the body of a 14 year-old boy from the water around 8.10 pm.

"A post-mortem examination will take place in due course to establish the exact cause of death; however, it is not being treated as suspicious. The family are aware.

"A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."

Police Scotland's dive and marine unit was also involved in the search.