Duo found dead in reservoir named

Two young men who drowned in a reservoir in Scotland have been identified by police.
The bodies of Sean Marshall, 20, and Ross Munn, 17, were pulled from Mill Glen Reservoir near Ardrossan in North Ayrshire by specialist police divers shortly before midnight.
A search and rescue operation was launched at around 8pm on Monday night after the pair were seen getting into the water but failed to resurface.
A police underwater unit and helicopter were supported by around 10 firefighters and Coastguard staff. Two fire and rescue crews from Ardrossan and Ayr went to the scene, along with a Zodiac water rescue boat from Ayr.
Police said the families of Ross, from Ardrossan and Mr Marshall, from Saltcoats, have been told of their deaths. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.
Superintendent Neil Kerr warned people of the dangers of playing or swimming in open water during warm weather.
"It may look calm on the surface, but there may be strong undercurrents," he said. "The water can also be very cold and deep, and there are often sudden drops and underwater obstacles and undergrowth that you cannot see, causing even the strongest of swimmers to get into difficulty very easily."
A group of people were swimming in the reservoir on Monday night, police at the scene said. Mr Marshall and Ross were in the water when one of them got into trouble. The other tried to help but they were both pulled under. A third man entered the reservoir to help the pair but could not find them, police said.
Mr Kerr said: "A group of young adults were here enjoying the good weather, swimming in the reservoir. We were contacted around 7.40pm last night to a report of two youths who had gone into the water and hadn't resurfaced.
"Police, fire brigade, ambulance and an underwater unit arrived and carried out a search in what's a confined area and, regrettably, around midnight both boys were removed from the reservoir and both had died at the scene."


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