Leeds climbers tragedy

The hillwalker found dead after five others were rescued in the Scottish Highlands has been named by police. The body of Graham Connell, 31, from the Castleford area, was found at the Jacob's Ladder area of the Cairngorms.

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Cairngorms search: body found

Police searching for six walkers, believed to be students from Leeds and missing in the Cairngorms, have recovered a man's body. There has been no formal identification, however police say there are currently no other outstanding missing people in the area.

Five of the missing walkers were been found safe and uninjured on a hill near Carn Tarsuinn by Braemar Mountain Rescue Team at around 12:10pm today. They were taken by helicopter to the Aviemore area. Shortly afterwards the body of a male was recovered in the Jacob's Ladder area of the Cairngorms.

No further details will be issued until all next of kin have been informed. Police inquiries into the incident are continuing. The walkers were part of a large group of 35 people who were visiting the Highlands. They are either from or connected to Leeds University.

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