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University pays tribute to Matthew Jordan

Teesside University has paid tribute to their student Matthew Jordan, whose body was found in a lake on Tuesday.

University tribute to 20-year-old Matthew Jordan Credit: ITV Border

Matthew, who studied criminology, had been missing for nineteen days, before his body was discovered in Windermere.

A spokesman for the university says they are all deeply saddened by the tragic loss. They are offering support to students and the wider university community.

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Matthew Jordan's parents to take part in press conference

The parents of Matthew Jordan, the student whose body was found found in a Cumbrian lake, are expected to thank hundreds of volunteers who spent time looking for him.

Clare and Robert Jordan are due to take part in a press conference later this afternoon.

Tributes have been paid to the 20-year-old from Middlesbrough, after his body was found in Lake Windermere yesterday, 15 April.

His friends and family were joined by local people who carried out daily searches.

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Tributes paid to Middlesbrough student Matthew Jordan

Tributes have been paid to Middlesbrough student Matthew Jordan, after his body was found at Windermere this morning.

He hadn't been seen since he left a pub in Bowness on Windermere after a night out with friends on March 27.

His former criminology tutor at Teesside University and the South Lakes MP are among those paying tribute to the 20-year-old.

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So sad to hear the news of our criminology student, Matthew Jordan. Heartbreaking for his family, friends and all who knew him. God bless.x

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My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Matthew Jordan who has been found today at Lake Windermere. Taken much too soon.

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A life took to early, Rest in peace Matthew Jordan..What a guy! You will be sadly missed by many people ?

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Matthew Jordan's body found

Police can confirm that the body found today has been identified as 20-year-old Matthew Jordan from Middlesbrough.

His body was found by the Police Marine Unit in Lake Windermere at about 10:20am today, Tuesday 15 April.

Police are not treating his death as suspicious.

His family are being supported by officers at this difficult time.

Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family at this tragic time. The response in helping to search for Matthew was tremendous. We cannot thank everyone, from family, friends to members of the public, the local community, and partner agencies, enough for their help and assistance. We continue to support the family at this very difficult time.”

– Furzana Nazir, Detective Inspector, Cumbria Police

Body found in search for Matthew Jordan

Matthew Jordan was last seen running away from the pub he had been in with friends whilst visiting Windermere from Middlesbrough.

Possible sightings placed him heading towards the Rayrigg Road.

The body was found near to possible sightings of the student Credit: ITV Border

Today a body was found in the water near there after three weeks of searching.

The body is yet to be formally identified and police are supporting Matthew's family.

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