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Body of missing teenager found in lake

Ryan Evans disappeared after getting into difficulties in the lake on Monday afternoon.

The body of 13-year-old Ryan Evans has been recovered from Westport Lake.

Staffordshire Police said the body was found in the Stoke-on-Trent water on Wednesday evening following an extensive search by emergency services and underwater teams.

A spokesman for the force said: “Ryan’s family have been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this very difficult time.

“His family and friends, who were at the lake with him on Monday, are being supported by police family liaison officers.“

Ryan disappeared after getting into difficulties in the lake on Monday afternoon.

Two other youngsters, aged 12 and 13, managed to get out by themselves.

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