Surrey

Men drowned in Thames dog rescue at Staines are named

Two men who drowned in the River Thames in Surrey after they jumped in to save a pet dog have been named by police.

The bodies of Kadir Shillingford, 25, and Ian Coy, 19, both from Staines, were recovered from Penton Hook Lock by a dive team from Sussex Police.

The pair jumped into the water near Staines on Wednesday afternoon in a bid to rescue the dog, which survived.

Surrey Police said the incident was not being treated as suspicious and no third party was involved.

The body of Mr Shillingford was recovered on Wednesday. Searches for Mr Coy were called off after dark but resumed at first light and his body was recovered on Thursday afternoon.

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