Mr Teal died after jumping from Devil's Bridge. Photo: Karl and Ali CC-BY-SA-2.0

Mr Teal died after jumping from Devil's Bridge. Photo: Karl and Ali CC-BY-SA-2.0

Police have named the man who died after jumping into a Cumbrian river.

Darrell Teal, 22, of Urmston, Manchester, was with a group that leapt into the River Lune from Devil’s Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale, on Saturday.

Mr Teal failed to resurface and Kendal Mountain Rescue Team’s swiftwater rescue experts joined the search for the man over a two-mile stretch of the river.

Police divers found the man’s body seven hours after he was reported to have jumped from the bridge.

A Cumbria Constabulary spokesperson said: “There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death at this time and the case has been passed to the coroner.”

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