Man dies on the grounds of the Antrim Hotel after jumping into Lake Golf Course

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Templepatrick Hilton Hotel

A man in his fifties tragically died on the grounds of an Antrim hotel after reportedly jumping into a lake on the golf course.

Emergency services were called to the Hilton Hotel in Templepatrick, County Antrim, on Tuesday afternoon and pulled the man out of the water just after 2 p.m.

The PSNI, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service were all called to the scene.

A man in his fifties tragically died on the grounds of an Antrim hotel after reportedly jumping into a lake on the golf course. Image: Facebook

According to Belfast Live, the man was diving into the lake to retrieve golf balls when the incident occurred.

A PSNI spokesman said in a statement: “The police and other emergency services have responded. Unfortunately, a man’s body was later recovered from the water.

“The local council was made aware of the incident.”

A spokesman for the Northern Irish Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that two fire engines and a specialized rescue team were on site while the rescue service dispatched a rescue team, a HART crew and an ambulance officer.

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