Man's body found by search team in Ulley Reservoir

A MAN'S body was found in Ulley Reservoir last night after a search by divers.

Police were called to the Rotherham reservoir at 6.10pm, alongside South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue and the Yorkshire Ambulance Service, to concerns a man had got into difficulty in the water.

A spokesperson said that underwater search teams had been scrambled and a body had been recovered from the water at 9.15pm.

"No formal identification has yet taken place," they added.

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"The man’s family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers."

The death comes less than four months after 16-year-old East Dene boy Sam Haycock died after visiting the beauty spot with friends.

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