‘Vulnerable’ man found at Baitings Reservoir is named

Baitings reservoir on the A58 Rochdale Road.
Baitings reservoir on the A58 Rochdale Road.

A missing ‘vulnerable man’ found at Baitings Reservoir after an extensive search by police has been named by coroners.

An inquest into the death of Mudassar Ali Qasim, 27, of Rothwell Road, Halifax, was opened and adjourned this morning.

Officers, the police helicopter and the Calder Valley Search and Rescue team were at Baitings Reservoir on Tuesday trying to locate Mr Qasim..

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said his family have been informed.

It is believed there are no suspicious circumstances behind his death.