21-year-old man found dead in Matlock

A 21-year-old man has been found dead in Matlock.

Wednesday, 22nd August 2018, 10:31 am
Updated Wednesday, 22nd August 2018, 10:35 am
Police and rescue team vehicles at the scene. Pic: Derby Mountain Rescue

Derby Mountain Rescue Team were called out to High Tor, Matlock yesterday (Tuesday, August 21) after Derbyshire Police contacted them with concerns for the safety of a 21-year-old male.

They were later joined by Buxton Mountain Rescue Team due to urgency of the call and difficult search area terrain.

Sadly, a male matching the description of the 21-year-old was found dead at the scene.

A spokesman for Buxton Mountain Rescue Team said: “Our thoughts and condolences are with the man’s family and friends at this difficult time.”