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Other Location – Wed 2nd Jun 2010 – Callout 25 in 2010

Team called out by Police to assist with the search operations following the fatal shootings in Cumbria. Around 200 MRT members from across Cumbria, South Scotland, North East England and North West England were called in to assist Wasdale. Search dogs from as far away as Glencoe were brought in to support Wasdale MRT. Searches of verges and fields alongside all the local roads used by the taxi driver that carried out the shootings were completed by 10.30 p.m. The teams were reconvened at 5.00 a.m. the following morning to carry out similar searches to the north of Rowrah where the first shootings took place. Incident closed at around 11.00 am on the Thursday. Over 100 miles of roadside verges were involved.

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Incident started at 16:55.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2010-incident-34/