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A 17-year-old boy drowned in an open water incident throughout what was dubbed because the ‘UK’s hottest weekend of the yr’.

The teenager, recognized as Ronalds Abele, was swimming at Wellingborough embankment in Northamptonshire when he acquired into difficulties.

Despite the swift response of emergency companies who recovered his physique from the River Nene and rushed him to hospital, he was pronounced lifeless.

The police confirmed this afternoon that {the teenager} died after stepping into issue close to the blue bridge. Emergency companies, together with police, paramedics and fireplace crews, had been alerted simply after 1.45pm on Friday following experiences of somebody struggling whereas swimming in open water.

A specialist unit was concerned within the restoration of the boy, who was then airlifted to Northampton General Hospital the place he was later pronounced lifeless.

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman mentioned: “A 17-year-old Wellingborough boy has tragically died following a drowning incident in the town. Police, paramedics and fire crews were called just after 1.45pm yesterday after reports a teenager had got into difficulty swimming in open water at the Embankment.

“Firefighters from Rushden and Irthlingborough and a specialist unit from Mereway recovered the boy and he was airlifted to Northampton General Hospital the place, sadly, he was pronounced deceased. Police have in the present day named {the teenager} as Ronalds Abele. This was a tragic incident and Ronalds’ household have requested privateness at this very distressing time.”

Tributes have been pouring in online for the well-liked teenager.

One person commented: “Will be sadly missed by all so caring and supportive mate and at all times introduced a smile to individuals’s faces.”

Another added: “So very unhappy pondering of him, his family and friends at this heartbreaking time.”

Yet another said: “We will miss your beaming smile Ronalds, you had been such a sort light lad at all times prepared to assist. Thoughts are with all your loved ones and pals at this saddest of occasions.”

Another wrote: “Prayers of consolation to Ronalds’ mates who had been with him, the primary responding staff, and particularly to his household. Saddened for his household.”