Third kayaker from same family found dead in river

Three kayakers from the same family have been found dead in a river in Northumberland after a major search and rescue operation were launched last night.

Rescuers found a kayak and two abandoned cars in their search for three kayakers who went missing last night
Rescuers found a kayak and two abandoned cars in their search for three kayakers who went missing last night Credit: PA Wire

Police, fire crews and the RAF were drafted in to search for three kayakers who were reported missing late last night.

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Three kayakers found dead in river named

Three kayakers found dead in a river in Northumberland were today named by police as brothers Darren and Mark Thorpe and their cousin Gavin Bradley.