An 11-year-old lady who went lacking at a water park close to Windsor on Saturday has died, Thames Valley Police have confirmed.
The lady’s demise is being handled as unexplained and an investigation has been launched.
“This has been an especially traumatic and upsetting incident for all concerned,” native policing space commander for Windsor and Maidenhead, Superintendent Michael Greenwood, stated.
“I’m conscious that a number of members of the general public entered the lake shortly after the lady obtained into issue, however have been unable to find her.
“I want to commend them for his or her braveness and bravado.”
Police have been known as at about 4pm to reviews of a younger lady moving into issue at Liquid Leisure. About an hour later, they discovered her, and he or she was taken to hospital, however she didn’t survive.
The lady’s household have been knowledgeable, though formal identification remains to be pending.
One witness, who had been on the park together with her youngsters, informed Sky Information the lady was seen going beneath the water and “did not come again up”.
“At that time, the lifeguards got here working,” she stated.
“She was with a gaggle of mates for a woman’s birthday” stated the mom, who didn’t need to be named.
“My daughter spoke to the birthday group.”
Members of the general public who have been on the exercise park have been requested to name her title on the seashore, in case she had obtained out of the water and was again on land.
“However nobody discovered her,” the witness stated. “The lifeguards have been working extremely exhausting.
“After about half-hour, we have been requested to go away the seashore, simply because the ambulance and fireplace crew arrived on the website. There was a police helicopter, air ambulance, and a ship for search and rescue.
“I noticed one of many adults from the group which the lady had been with, and I requested if I might do something to assist, and he or she simply requested that I prayed for her.”
Workers ‘requested prospects for goggles’ to look underwater
A second witness informed Sky Information: “We have been ready to go on issues and lifeguards have been working everywhere in the obstacles and looking out beneath them.
“They have been dismantling the Ninja Warrior close to the seashore, in search of her.
“Workers truly began asking prospects for goggles, to search for her underwater.”
Sky Information has contacted Liquid Leisure for remark.