Thursday, 08 October 2015

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Body found in Cumbrian river

Police are supporting the family of a missing man after a body was found in a river earlier today.

John Allen photo
John Allen

John Allen, 76, of Preston, went missing at around 9am on April 28 at Ravenglass Estuary.

A major search involving police, coastguard, Cumbria Fire and Rescue, CNC, National Police Air Service, and mountain rescue teams took place.

Police said a "male body" had been found in the river at Muncaster.

It was reported to them at 12.50pm.

Formal identification has not yet taken place and inquiries are on-going.

A force statement added: "The family of missing person John Allen have been notified and are being supported at this time."

The coroner will be informed.


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