Essex

Man found in duck pond in Tiptree dies

Grove Lake, Tiptree
Image caption Emergency services were called to the pond at about 07:30 GMT

A man found in a duck pond in Essex has died in hospital.

Officers were called to Grove Lake on Church Road in Tiptree at about 07.30 GMT on Monday when concerns were raised for the man's welfare.

He was taken to hospital where he died, said Essex Police, which is treating his death as unexplained.

A large police cordon was set up around the scene but emergency services had left by 12:00.

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