Female (33) of Newcastle-under-Lyme slipped and fell about twenty feet on Stone Arthur, Grasmere and she suffered a broken ankle. The team carried her down the fell on a stretcher and she was taken to the County Hospital, Kendal.
Footnote: This woman was very well equipped but the ground conditions were very wet.
Weather conditions: Rain and low mist.
On Monday 13th December a bag was found by passing walkers near Stone Arthur. On reaching Grasmere they realised that it belonged to Gwenda Merriott. It was handed in to police, and today we organised a search of the area. At around 10:15 a woman's body was located. She was found in a area that we had previously had difficulty searching due to snow cover. Her body was recovered to Ambleside.