Man charged with manslaughter following deaths of mother and daughter (From The Westmorland Gazette)
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Man charged with manslaughter following deaths of mother and daughter
5:13pm Wednesday 11th June 2014 in News
A MAN has been charged with manslaughter by gross negligence following the deaths of a mother and daughter on a boat at Windermere last year.
Matthew Eteson, 40, of Church Road, Leyland, will appear before South Lakeland Magistrates Court on June 18.
The investigation relates to an incident on April 1 2013 when police were called to Windermere by the ambulance service
It was reported that two people on a privately owned boat were unconscious.
On arrival, Kelly Webster, aged 36 from Leyland and her 10-year-old daughter, Lauren Thornton, were being treated by paramedics.
They were then air lifted to Royal Lancaster Infirmary where they died.