Hereford & Worcester

Second swimmer dies at Gullet Quarry within seven days

Gullet Quarry
Image caption Emergency services were called to the scene on Friday afternoon

Divers searching for a swimmer who went missing at a disused quarry where a teenage boy died last weekend have found a body.

Rescue teams were called to Gullet Quarry in Herefordshire at 16:28 BST after reports a man, believed to be in his 20s, was struggling in the water.

An underwater search was carried out and police confirmed they recovered a body on Friday evening.

Russell O'Neill, 17, died on Saturday after swimming at the same site.

A candlelit vigil that was due to be held for him on Friday at 21:00 was cancelled following the discovery of a second body.

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