Two men arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after death of teenage rugby ...

Two men are arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence over the death of British rugby player, 16, found dead in the south of France Harry Sykes, 16, was on a rugby tour in the south of France last September The group had spent a day on an idyllic lake near the town of Carcassonne Harry went missing and his body was discovered a couple of hours later Today police in Yorkshire said two were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter 

By Ross Ibbetson For Mailonline

Published: 23:28 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 23:30 BST, 3 May 2019

Harry Sykes, 16, from Bradford, died at a lake in the south of France last September

Harry Sykes, 16, from Bradford, died at a lake in the south of France last September

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence after the death of a 16-year-old British rugby player in the south of France.

Harry Sykes, from Bradford, was touring with Halifax Elite Rugby Academy when he died while playing in a lake on September 5 last year.

The boys spent the day at the idyllic Lac de la Cavayère, near the medieval town of Carcassonne, enjoying pedalos and water slides - but the alarm was raised one of their number had gone missing at 8.30pm.

Divers searched the lake and Harry's body was discovered at 10.45pm, leaving his family, friends and club

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