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Police name victim of Cumbria peak plunge
9:55am Monday 7th October 2013 in News
A 24-year-old man who died after falling 656ft (200m) down a Lake District fell has been named by police.
Robert Pascoe, from Liverpool was walking with a friend on Striding Edge, Helvellyn between 4-5pm on Friday.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue attended and despite their best efforts he was pronounced dead after falling into Nethermost Cove.
An RAF Sea King helicopter, the Great North Air Ambulance, search and rescue dogs and mountain rescue teams from Patterdale also attended.
His family have been informed and the file has been passed to the coroner.
There are no suspicious circumstances.
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