Man charged with murder of Gordon James Smith

Mark Russell, aged 26, of Holly Terrace, Windermere, has been charged with murder and has been remanded in police custody. 

He is due to appear at Furness & District Magistrates Court on Monday 6th July.

Two females, aged 48 and 15, both from Kent have been bailed until 10th July and a 31 year old man from Millom has been bailed until 17th July.

Superintendent Rob O’Connor said: “I would like to reassure the people of Windermere and the wider community that enquiries are continuing.”

“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank the community for their assistance. Anyone with any further information which could assist the investigation is asked to contact police on 101.”