Statement from the University of Birmingham

Statement regarding The Vale:

 

We are deeply saddened to learn that the body of a man, believed to be in his forties and unconnected to the University, was discovered in the lake at The Vale earlier today.

 

The body has not been formally identified at this stage. A post mortem will take place but police are not treating the death as suspicious.

 

Staff and students affected by the incident can access support and counselling services via our website.