The canoeist who lost his life at Arkle Beck near Reeth, Leyburn, yesterday has been named as Matthew Stephen Baird-Parker. He was 36 and from the Heckmondwike area of West Yorkshire.
The inquest is expected to be opened and adjourned on Wednesday 30 January 2013.
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