A body found in the River Ouse on Sunday has been identified as that of missing York student Megan Roberts, police have confirmed.
Roberts' parents have now been informed, and released statements through North Yorkshire Police website paying tribute to their daughter.
Her mother, Jackie Roberts, thanked the public and emergency services for their support in the search for Megan.
"Megan was an intelligent, talented and beautiful person whose kindness and sense of humour will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved her," she added.
Jason Roberts, Megan's father, added: "Megan was a wonderful, kind and loving daughter who will be missed by many."
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