Baitings Dam death: Man named

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The man who died after being pulled from Baitings Dam, Ripponden, has been named as Jasbir Singh Khella.

He was aged 39 and from Sowerby Bridge.

An inquest has been opened and adjourned following the incident last week.

Police and firefighters were called shortly before 9.40 am last Tuesday following reports of a man in the water in the dam, off Rochdale Road.

The man was rescued by fire crews around 10 am and taken by ambulance to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary where he was pronounced dead.