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The police are investigating death of two people after the boat capsized on Lake Devon | Devonian

Devon and Cornwall police and maritime accidents body both began investigations after two people died in lake in Devon when the motorboat capsized.

Male, presumably in he is in his 40s and a woman in she is over 60, both with disability, died after the boat capsized around 13:30. on Wednesday at Roadford Lake, near Okehampton. Their bodies were pulled out out of Lake on Thursday around 24 hours after the incident.

Six people we thrown overboard when the boat capsized. Four rescued, including a woman in she is 50 who remains in a critical condition at Derryford Hospital in near Plymouth. The rest were discharged on the spot. The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) said all those involved in the incident are believed to have been from Devon.

Two people who the dead have not yet been officially identified, but experts support the officers were supporting families, Devon and Cornwall Police said. The South West Lakes Charity Activity Center, which operates from the lake, has been closed since Wednesday afternoon.

The charity said in a statement that it was “shocked and saddened by the tragedy.” events”. “Our thoughts are very with victims, their families and friends, added.

Supt Toby Davies of Devon and Cornwall Police said: “It was a tragic incident. in what two people lost their lives. We continue support all of families involved with deployment of specialist family liaison officers and our thoughts remain with these families at this difficult time.

“A parallel investigation will look into the circumstances of the incident. with MAIB, in adding a definition of how to prevent such an incident from occurring in in future.

“These investigations already saw connection with Her Majesty the Coroner and we expect this progress further during next a week.”

A spokesman for MAIB stated: “Our investigation in its early stages and our current focus on collect as much evidence as possible possible.

“This will include everything from events on day before the boat design and construction.

“We carry out a safety investigation, which will be aimed at establishing the circumstances and causes of accident and identify ways of preventing a recurrence of a similar accident in in future.

“All lines of The request is open and being studied.

“This is too early in investigation to say something more about it, but we can assure everyone that if we really define need for urgent safety messages, they will be sent without delay.

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