Body found after missing man search

The body of a man has been found near the River Eden just outside Carlisle. It follows a search by police and other agencies for a missing man in his 60s.

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Body found: Man named

The man whose body was found beside the River Eden near Carlisle has been named. George Hetherington who was 69 and from the nearby village of Cargo was reported missing on Monday night and a large scale search found his body in the early hours of Tuesday 9th October.

Cumbria police say there are no suspicious circumstances.

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