Swimmer, 21, is third to die in Loch Lomond since May

A young man died after getting into difficulties while swimming in Loch Lomond.

Police, ambulance crews and a helicopter were called three miles from the village of Luss after the alarm was raised at about 1.50pm yesterday.

Officers confirmed that the body of a man was recovered less than two hours later. It is understood that his death was not being treated as suspicious and he was believed to have drowned.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: “Police received a report that a 20-year-old man had got into difficulty whilst swimming in Loch Lomond, approximately three miles north of Luss.

“Following a rescue operation the man’s body was recovered at 3.45pm. A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.”

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