Jake Smith, 17, Identified As Victim Found Dead In River Thames

The family of a 17-year-old boy who passed away while playing in the River Thames has released a statement officially identifying him. On Monday afternoon, Gloucestershire Police discovered a body identified as Jake Smith, a teenager.

A tribute has been released by his family, urging others to be mindful of river safety regulations. According to reports, Jake was lost in a tragic accident. According to the user, the support and messages they have received have been overwhelming, demonstrating the love that people have.

According to sources, Jake will be missed by all of his family and friends. The emergency services, community, and The Riverside are being thanked for their kindness and support.

The speaker emphasized the importance of caution and reflection before entering the river, despite the unfortunate incident that occurred.

According to reports, a group of five individuals, including a person named Smith from Swindon, Wiltshire, and four boys who appeared to be around 17 years old, were involved in an incident on Sunday night near Lechlade-on-Thames.

According to the police, some of Smith’s friends went into the water to assist him when he encountered trouble.

According to a statement by Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service, they received a call from the coastguard at 10:03 pm regarding a group of teenagers, approximately 17 years old, who were playing in the river at Lechlade. One of the teenagers did not resurface.

According to reports, three crews from Fairford, Gloucester South, and Tewkesbury, along with boat crews, were sent to assist in the search.

According to the individual, they collaborated with the coastguards and the police who were in charge of the search. They left the location around 4am.

body was recovered by local police divers on Monday morning. The news was confirmed later that day at around 4:30pm. According to a spokesperson from Gloucestershire Police, the death is currently not considered suspicious, and a report will be made for the coroner.

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