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The family of a man whose body was found in the River Witham six weeks after he went missing have paid tribute to him today.
Ryan Morgan vanished from a specialist unit at Lincoln County hospital just after Christmas - he'd been battling depression.
His brother Nathan says he doesn't think he - or the family - will ever get over their loss. He's been speaking to Matt Price:
The brother of a man who's body was found in the River Witham after he went missing has paid tribute to him.
Nathan Morgan has said news of his brother Ryan's death was "devastating":
The family of Ryan Morgan whose body was found in the River Witham over the weekend have said they will struggle to get back to normal following his death.
In an exclusive interview with Calendar, his brother Nathan, paid tribute to the 'happy' lad and described the pain he and his family are going through.
The 28 year old vanished just after Christmas from the Peter Hodgkinson Centre at Lincoln County hospital where he was being treated for depression.
Police have confirmed the body found in the River Witham in Lincoln is missing man Ryan Morgan. The inquest into his death will be opened once tests have been carried out to confirm the cause of death. The 28-year-old disappeared from hospital on December 27th.
Police were called to Spa Road, in Lincoln, today after a rower on the River Witham reported seeing a body in the water. A police underwater search unit is at the scene to recover the body and officers say a post-mortem examination and identification will take place in due course.
The family of a man from Lincoln who has been missing since Christmas have made a direct appeal to find him. 28-year-old Ryan Morgan vanished from the the Peter Hodgkinson Centre at the Lincoln County Hospital - where he was receiving treatment for depression - last month.
His family says it is totally out of character for him to go missing and are particularly concerned that he has not withdrawn any money from his bank. Jennifer Morgan spoke to Calendar.
Police are appealing for information to find missing person Ryan Morgan.
The 28-year-old, who lives at Doughty’s Court, Lincoln, went missing from the Peter Hodgkinson Centre at Lincoln County Hospital on December 27.
Officers and Mr Morgan’s family are becoming increasingly concerned for his safety.
Mr Morgan is around 5ft 6in tall and of medium to stocky build. He was last seen wearing a black top, black jeans and black trainers.
Anyone with any information can call Insp Michelle McIlroy on 101.