Cumbria Police have confirmed that the body of a man has been found in the Melmerby area of Eden.

A spokesperson for Cumbria Police said: "Police can confirm that the body of a man was found in the area of Melmerby, at about 11:40am today.

Formal identification has not yet taken place and Cumbria Police are currently making inquiries.

They said: "The circumstances are not believed to be suspicious at this stage."