A MAN who was tragically found dead in Warwick Bridge has been formally identified by Cumbria Police.

Neil Billingham, 51, an ITV journalist, was reported missing on October 15.

Police then found his body on October 17.

The death is not being treated as suspicious, and a file is being prepared for the coroner, police said.

Editor at ITV Regional News, Guy Phillips, said: "Neil Billingham was a much-loved colleague of ITV Border and worked alongside the team for ten years.

"A passionate advocate for mental health awareness, he will be greatly missed.

"Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time."