Body of missing man has been identified

Mr Allen was thought to have been helping his dog from the water Credit: Cumbria Police

The body of a man found in the river at Muncaster, Ravenglass, has been identified as John Allen.

The 76-year-old from Preston went missing last month while walking his dog near Ravenglass Estuary. His body was found on Wednesday 15 May.

Police say his death is not being treated as suspicious.

His family are being supported at this difficult time.