Cumbria

Police recover body from river at Grasmere

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Police have recovered a body from the River Rothay at Grasmere in Cumbria.

A member of the public reported seeing what was thought to be a body floating down the river towards Grasmere Lake on Monday.

A search operation involving police, lake wardens and two mountain rescue teams was quickly launched.

Cumbria Police said work to identify the body would be undertaken. No further details are being released until relatives have been informed.

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