Man's Body Found In Quarry

11 July 2018, 10:28 | Updated: 11 July 2018, 10:29

Hodge Close Quarry

A missing man's body has been found in a quarry near Coniston.

The 30-year old, from Barrow, was pulled from the water at Hodge Close.

Emergency workers were called there last night after a report someone had jumped in.

A Cumbria Police statement read: "Cumbria Police can confirm that a body of a man was found late last night (10th July) at Hodge Close Quarry, Coniston.

"Police were contacted at 5.46pm yesterday following a report of a male jumping from height into water.

"A multi-agency search operation took place and a body of a 30-year-old man from Barrow was discovered.

"The deceased’s family have been notified and the Coroner has been informed.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious."