An inquest has opened into the death of a 22-year-old man who died at Bawsey Country Park.

Kristers Bednarskis, of Peterborough, got into difficulty while swimming in a lake at the former quarry on August 8 last year.

Emergency services were called at around 11.30am and he was prounounced dead at the scene.

An online fundraising page raising money for funeral costs described Mr Bednarskis as an “amazing friend” to everyone.

The inquest, opened and adjourned in Norwich on Monday, heard the cause of death was drowning.