Michael Flanagan search: Body found on Helvellyn

The body of a man has been discovered on a mountain in Cumbria's Lake District.

Police confirmed members of Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team made the discovery on Helvellyn earlier.

A spokeswoman for the force said formal identification of the body had not yet taken place.

The family of a missing man, Michael Flanagan, has been informed of the discovery. The coroner is also due to be informed, police said.

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