Emergency services were called at 6.20pm on Monday evening to a report that a man had gone into the water at Anton Lakes in Andover.
Police officers from Hampshire Constablary along with Paramedics from South central Ambulance Service and firefighters from Hampshire Fire and Rescue were all called to the incident. Despite a major search involving police divers and other specialist who carried out a lengthy search of the area a body was recovered.
The man was sadly pronounced dead at a scene. Officers from the Constablary are now conducting an investigation on behalf of the coroner.
Family of the man have named him locally as Axel Carpenter. His mum Kim paid tribute to him: RIP my gorgeous son Axel I love you always will, I hope you’re in a better place now ???