Police have confirmed the death of missing man Timothy Edwards after his body was found in Crummock Water. 

Mr Edwards' body was found just after 6pm on Friday, April 8, in the lake south of Cockermouth.

The 45-year-old was reported as missing from his home in Prestatyn, north Wales, on Friday, April 1. 

Police sent out several appeals searching for Mr Edwards as he was believed to be in the Lake District area. 

His death is not being treated as suspicious and the coroner has been informed.