A man has died after falling from a well-known mountain.

Police were called out last Thursday shortly after 7pm, however, details of the incident have just been released now.

Officers and members of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team attended the scene.

A force spokeswoman said: "A man was found to have fallen near Haystacks. He was pronounced dead at the scene."

The death is not being treated as suspicious and the case has been passed to the county's coroner.