Lancashire TelegraphMissing man found dead near Rimington (From Lancashire Telegraph)

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Missing man found dead near Rimington

A MAN missing from home since Thursday morning has been found dead.

A major search operation was launched on Friday to try and find 70-year-old John Rayton, from Preston.

It was thought that Mr Rayton may have gone walking near Gisburn after feeding the ducks at Royal Preston Hospital.

A member of the public found Mr Rayton’s body at around 1.30pm today (Saturday) at Ingsend, in Seleron Lane, near Rimington.

Mountain Rescue teams had been searching the area for Mr Rayton, along with an RAF Sea King helicopter.

Mr Rayton’s family have been informed of the discovery.

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3:52pm Sun 18 Nov 12

Dave Harwood says...

Very sad news indeed condolences to the family the man appeared to be doing something he loved
Very sad news indeed condolences to the family the man appeared to be doing something he loved Dave Harwood
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