A man was found dead in Carr Mill Dam this morning (February 27).
Emergency services were called to the local beauty spot at about 9.40am after a member of the public spotted a man in the water.
The man was recovered from the lake but, sadly, paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.
A police investigation is now underway to establish the identity of the man and the cause of death, which officers are currently treating as “unexplained”.
Anyone with information can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555 111.