POLICE have confirmed the identity of a body that was found near a village in north Cumbria.

It was found on Friday afternoon.

In an update, a spokesman from Cumbria Police said: "We can confirm that the man found deceased on February 14 in the Edenhall area has been identified as Peter Wakefield.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious and the family have been informed.

"They have asked for privacy at this time."