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Divers pull body from Surrey pond after dinghy capsizes

image captionThe two boys were in the dinghy when it overturned on Heathfield Pond, in Cobham

Divers searching for a teenage boy who went missing after a dinghy capsized on a pond in Surrey have recovered a body.

A search was launched after the inflatable boat carrying two boys turned over in Heathfield Pond in Cobham at around 1645 GMT on Tuesday.

An underwater search continued until 0200 GMT and resumed at about 0930 GMT.

A Surrey Police spokeswoman said: "Dive teams searching for a missing teenage boy at Heathfield Pond have recovered a body."

She added: "Formal identification has yet to take place."

A 17-year-old boy was taken to Epsom General Hospital in a stable condition following the incident.

Police, the ambulance service and Surrey Fire and Rescue Service all attended the scene on Tuesday, while the police helicopter, dog teams and local residents also helped with the search.

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