Police have confirmed they have found the body of a man in the River Eden.

after a multi-agency search for more then five hours the body was recovered.

A spokesman for the police said: "We can confirm that a body was found following a multi-agency search operation on the river Eden, near Lazonby.

"Officers received a report of concern for the welfare and that a man fell into the water while out in a boat at 3.21pm yesterday (April 3).

"The body of a man was found at around 8:45pm yesterday.

"Formal identification has not yet taken place."