Lakes tragedy man released from hospital

Scene: Windermere yesterday

Scene: Windermere yesterday

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A man who survived a suspected carbon monoxide leak which killed a woman and her daughter during a boating holiday has been released from hospital, police said.

Police said Kelly Webster, 36 and her daughter Lauren Thornton, 10 from Leyland died after suffering breathing difficulties on board a boat. A 39 year old man who was also on the boat is still recieving hospital treatment. The alarm was raised at 3.58pm yesterday when Cumbria Police and an ambulance were called to a private boat at Windermere as the three victims were enjoying a Bank Holiday afternoon.

Kelly Webster
Kelly Webster

A Cumbria Police spokesman confirmed that Ms Webster’s partner, Matthew Eteson, 39, also from Leyland, was the third person on board the private vessel.

 

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