Inquiry after dead MOUSE found in Honiton swimming pool

PUBLISHED: 15:34 05 March 2019 | UPDATED: 09:19 07 March 2019

Gray mouse animal on background. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Gray mouse animal on background. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Social media post said a pregnant woman stood on dead rodent in the pool

An investigation was launched after a dead mouse was found in the swimming pool at Honiton Leisure Centre.

A social media post said the rodent was found in the pool on the morning of Saturday, March 2.

The post read: “Whilst we were there, after 20 minutes, my pregnant friend stood on something, after asking someone to look closer, it was a dead MOUSE!”

In a statement LED Leisure Management Ltd, who run the centre, said:

“We can confirm that a dead mouse was found in the pool over the weekend. LED has standard operating procedures for dealing with unwanted objects that very occasionally are found in swimming pools; this one was dealt with and disposed of appropriately without any risk to the health of swimmers and the pool reopened soon afterwards.’


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