Dead fell walker is confirmed as missing Cumbrian man

Police have confirmed that a man found dead on a Cumbrian fell was a local missing man.

Richard Hampson, 56, of Port Haverigg, Millom, was reported missing after being seen at Whicham Valley Church on the afternoon of 10 June.

He was found on fells at Black Combe, Whicham, at 1605 BST on Sunday by a member of the public.

Police said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and have passed the case to the coroner.

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