Coroner to open inquest after man's mountain death fall

Coroner to open inquest after man's mountain death fall
 

Police have passed details of a man who died after falling 650ft from a Lake District mountain to the coroner.
The man fell from Helvellyn's Striding Edge on Sunday.
A police spokesman said: "We were called to a report of a man falling from Striding Edge.
"The man was a 53-year-old from Staffordshire."
He was initially flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue team leader Mike Blakey, who attended the scene, said: "Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with the family and friends of the man who tragically lost his life after... read more

 
31 August 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 39
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