Teenage boy dies in heartbreaking heatwave tragedy in Skegness 

A teenage boy has died after going into the sea in Skegness, Lincolnshire.

Police described him as “a child under the age of 16”, saying that he was in the water at around 6.15pm on Saturday.

A search was carried out by officers and the coastguard, with the boy’s body found at around 11.30pm.

No further details have been given about the boy or how he got into difficulty in the water.

Superintendent Lee Pache said: “We received a high volume of calls for missing people on the coast yesterday.

“At one point, within two hours, we received 10 calls.

“All of those who were reported missing, other than the child who sadly died, were located safe and well.

“Our thoughts are with the boy’s family.”