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Man found dead in snow named as Gary Windle

A man found dead in deep snow after he tried to walk home in severe weather was named as Gary Windle, 25, by police today.

His body was found by a farmer in Brierfield, near Burnley, Lancashire, at around 1.30pm yesterday. His age was originally reported as 27.

Lancashire Police said his death was not being treated as suspicious and described it as a "very tragic incident".