POLICE have confirmed that a body found on Wednesday (May 15) in the river at Muncaster, Ravenglass is that of missing person John Allen.
The 76-year-old from Preston was reported missing on April 28 after last being seen walking his dog near the Ravenglass Estuary.
Police are not treating his death as suspicious and his family are being supported by officers.
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