A MAN’S body has been found in a lake in Andover after emergency services searched the scene last night.

Emergency services were called to Anton Lakes at 6.20pm yesterday (Monday) to reports that a man had gone into the water.

After searching the stretch of water, the body of a man was recovered.

Earlier this morning the man was named on social media as Axel Carpenter, from Andover.

A post on social media by Andover Police said: “We were called at 6.20pm this evening to a report that a man had gone into the water at Anton Lakes in Andover.

“The Ambulance Service and Hampshire Fire & Rescue were also in attendance.

“Sadly, the body of a man was recovered from the water.

“No further details are available.”