Body found in search for missing Richard Hayne

Police and mountain rescue teams searching for a missing walker in the Lake District have found a body.

Richard Hayne, 61, from the Northamptonshire area, was reported missing from the Inn on the Lake hotel in Glenridding on Wednesday.

Cumbria Police said the body of a man was discovered near Brown Cove Craggs on the west side of Helvellyn summit on Saturday evening.

A spokesman said Mr Hayne's family had been informed.

The Cumbria Police helicopter and mountain rescue teams from Patterdale and Keswick were involved in the search.

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