North Yorkshire Police tweeted: “Sadly, the body of a man in his 50s was recovered from the River Ouse, close to the Water End Bridge in York this evening. Officers attended the scene, along with the fire and ambulance services, after being contacted by kayakers shortly before 5pm.
“While formal identification is yet to take place, we believe we know the identity of the deceased but are awaiting confirmation. His next of kin have been informed and our thoughts are with them at this very sad time.”
Thames Valley Police (TVP) said a teenage girl had been brought from the water in Witney, near Oxford.
“As you might be aware, our officers attended Ducklington Lake, in Witney at 2.35pm today (18/7) after a fear for welfare report concerning a teenage girl in the water,” TVP West Oxon tweeted.
“Officers attended with both fire and ambulance services, and the girl was brought from the water and taken to hospital. Tragically, the girl later died in hospital.