The body of a teenager was pulled from a canal after he entered the water two hours earlier.
Tributes poured in after 18-year-old man lost his life, reports Liverpool Echo.
The young man was seen entering the water at Stanley Dock, Liverpool, on Friday and underwater diving crews found his body later that evening.
Witnesses said they saw the teen go into the canal, close to Lightbody Street in Vauxhall, shortly before 3pm but he never resurfaced.
The young man was sadly pronounced dead at around 5.30pm when his body was recovered by police rescue services.
People across social media began posting tributes to the young man as soon as the tragic news was confirmed.
On Facebook, Teresa Anderson said: "Absolutely heartbreaking, someone's child, only 18yrs of age, peace be with you."
Louise Keefe also said: "Omg how sad. So young.
"My thoughts to all his family."
Andrea Glanville added: "How tragic.
"Sincere condolences to this young man's family."
A number of people who saw the emergency services at the scene also spoke out on social media about the boy's death.
Anne Craike said: "I drove past while this was all taking place. So desperately sad. Just heartbreaking."
John Symonds added: "God love him. Rest in peace.
"My deepest sympathy to his family and friends."
On Friday, a spokesperson for Merseyside Police said: "The body of an 18 year-old male has now been recovered from the canal.
"The man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
"The man's next of kin are in the process of being informed.
"There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident."