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Police name dead woman

The body of a woman found at a house in Whitehaven on November 27th, has been named as that of 22-year-old Mica Atkinson.

Cumbria Police are continuing with their investigation into the sudden death after being called to Miss Atkinson's home in Wasdale Close.

Paramedics were at the scene and Miss Atkinson was pronounced dead.

The death is being treated as suspicious and a 25-year-old Whitehaven man was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and remains in police custody.

Body found in Tweed

A man's body has been recovered from the River Tweed, following a search by helicopters and divers.

Borders Search and Rescue Unit were called out to the Ladykirk area on Tuesday 25th October, over concerns of a missing man in his 60's.

High river levels and steep banks hampered the search, but the body was found near Norham bridge.


Missing man search: Body found

Cumbria police have confirmed that a man's body has been found near the River Eden north of the village of Cargo on the outskirts of Carlisle.

It follows a search for a man in his 60s who was reported missing from Cargo.

Police, Coastguard, Mountain Rescue and RAF Boulmer were involved in the search along with local residents.In the early hours of 9th October the body of a man was found near to the River Eden in an area north of Cargo called 'Carr bed'.

Cumbria police are now working to formally identify the man and have confirmed there are no suspicious circumstances.

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