Cumbria

Langdale fell death: Walker identified

The Great North Air ambulance
Image caption The Great North Air ambulance attended the scene

A walker who died on Friday in Great Langdale has been named.

Howard Gladwyn, 48, from Menston, Ilkely, West Yorkshire, fell 700ft - 800ft (213m - 243m) while walking near Ambleside.

He was with a group of friends near Dungeon Ghyll when the alarm was raised at about 12:30 BST.

Two helicopters and a mountain rescue team were called to the scene. There are no suspicious circumstances, Cumbria Police said.

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