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Friday, 31 October 2014

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Family pay tribute to father found on Cumbria fell

THE family of a man whose body was found in the Lake District almost four years after he went missing have spoken of their sadness and sense of closure.

The body of 41-year-old Chay Lancaster was discovered by climbers at the bottom of Blake Rigg, Little Langdale, on July 28.

Mr Lancaster, a father-of-three, went missing from Blackpool while walking alone in the Lakes in September 2010.

Searches by mountain rescue teams did not produce any results, leaving his family with more questions than answers.

However, Mr Lancaster’s body was finally recovered last month. It is believed he may have fallen.

Mr Lancaster’s daughter Anna, 24, paid tribute to her father.

She said: “It is not what we wanted but as time went on, it was becoming less and less likely he would be found alive.

“We don’t know exactly what happened, and we might never know, but he was doing what he loved, walking in the Lake District, and that is of some comfort to us.

“I always thought the worst had happened. He left his house with his laptop on charge and his bathroom window open which weren’t the actions of someone who did not intend to return home.

“Now we are glad to have him back so that we can put him to rest.”

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.

Mr Lancaster had not been seen by his family since September 11 2010. CCTV spotted him getting off a train in Windermere.

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