Police Scotland can now confirm that the body is that of 31 year old Annan man Ian Carruthers, missing from the town since 17 January 2014. A post mortem examination has taken place and enquiries into his disappearance continue. The family of Mr Carruthers have been informed.
The Royal School of Military Engineering Regiment has issued a statement following confirmation that missing soldier Josh Thomas has been found dead.
The 18-year-old's body was discovered in the River Medway on Monday. He had been reported missing after a night out in Rochester on April 9.
The regiment said it was devastated at the loss of a bright, young soldier.
"The thoughts of everyone at Chatham Station go out to his family and friends," the statement continued.
The head teacher of Trinity School in Carlisle, Alan Mottershead, said Josh Thomas had made a good, warm impression at the school.
Mr Mottershead said:
"He was a good lad and got on well with everybody."
Josh moved to Cumbria from South Wales in September 2010 when he was 15 and stayed for one year to take his GCSEs.
Mr Mottershead said Josh had always said that he wanted to join the Army.
A body found in a river in Kent has been named as that of Carlisle soldier Josh Thomas.
Police divers found the remains of the 18-year-old in the Medway yesterday afternoon (29th April), following a two week search.
Mr Thomas, who was based at an Army Barracks in Kent, was last seen after a night out in Rochester to celebrate finishing his exams.
Police searching for a missing Carlisle solider are trying to identify a body found in a Rochester river yesterday (29th April).
18-year-old Josh Thomas, who is based at an Army Barracks in Kent, was last seen after a night out in Rochester to celebrate finishing his exams.
Police divers were called in after a member of the public spotted a body in the water.
Lothian and Borders Police have confirmed the identity of a man whose body was found in the River Etterick in the Scottish Borders.
He was 68 year old Jim Corrigan from Falkland in Fife.
Mr Corrigan had been fishing at The Cauld near Ettrickhaugh Road when he passed away.
There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and a report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal.
Lothian and Borders Police have pulled the body of a man from the river near Ettrickhaugh Road in Selkirk.
The grim discovery was made at around 11.40am on Tuesday 2nd October. Efforts are underway to try and identify him.
Lothian and Borders police are appealing for witnesses after a man's body was found in water near to the Scottish Borders town of Selkirk. He has not yet been identified.
In a statement a police spokesperson said:
A man's body has been found by a member of the public in woodlands on the outskirts of Carlisle.
The discovery was made just before half past one today in woods near to Eastern Way. An ambulance was called but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Cumbria police are not treating the death as suspicious but as unexplained and are working to formally identify him.
Police are continuing investigations after a man's body was found in the River Tweed.
The discovery was made near St Boswell's at 11.30am yesterday. Fire Fighters managed to retrieve the body from Mertoun Bridge at 2.30pm.
The man is understood to live locally and was in his 40s.
His death is being treated as unexplained.