Body of Louth area man found in Cumbria

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The body of a Louth area man has been found in a popular walking area of Cumbria.

Christopher Malcolm Blowman, 67, from Little Carlton near Louth was reported missing by his wife after he did not return from a walk in the Scafell Pike area on Wednesday, May 14.

Police found his body at Piers Ghyll on Thursday following a search by mountain rescue.

Mr Blowman was an experienced walker but police say there are no suspicious circumstances and details have been passed to the coroner.