Body recovered from fishing lake

POLICE are probing the death of a man whose body was recovered from a lake in Corringham today (Wednesday, 15 May).

Residents close to the Cobblers Mede Lake which is accessed via the Bull pub and from Herd Lane, were alerted to the incident this morning when emergency services, including an air ambulance, rushed to the area.

It has since been confirmed a body was recovered from the lake, which is a private fishing facility.

It is reported that the man’s death is being treated as non-suspicious and enquiries by police are ongoing.