Search for missing diver

A search of Wastwater in Cumbria has begun after a diver failed to surface on Sunday (27th January).

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Wastwater diver named

Police have confirmed that a man's body found in Wastwater, Cumbria, is that of missing diver Carl Morris from West Yorkshire.

The 39-year-old from Broadgate, in Huddersfield, was part of a diving group on Sunday (27th January), when he failed to surface.

A large scale search was carried out by numerous search and rescue services, before his body was recovered by the North West Police Underwater Search Team yesterday (29th January).

A full investigation is now underway.


Search continues for missing Wast Water diver

A search is continuing for a diver who has been missing in Wast Water in Cumbria since yesterday afternoon.

The man, who is believed to be in his thirties and from West Yorkshire, failed to surface after a dive in Britain's deepest lake.

His group raised the alarm and emergency services were called in. The search was called off at 6.30pm last night and resumed this morning.

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