It has been confirmed that a body found in the centre of Newcastle is the missing teenager Kelvin Bradley.
He hadn't been seen since a night out in the city last Saturday.
Police say the eighteen year old had an accident after separating from his friends. Kelvin's family say he will be sadly missed and never forgotten.
Police have confirmed that a body found on Thursday in Newcastle is that of missing teenager Kelvin Bradley.
The 18 year old, from Ferryhill in County Durham, was last seen in the city on Saturday night. His body was found in a service area at the back of Eldon Square shopping centre.
Police searching for a missing 18 year old from County Durham say they've found a body. Kelvin Bradley, from Ferryhill, was last seen on Saturday night in Newcastle. Police say a body was discovered close to the city centre, though it's yet to be formally identified.
Durham Police Statement:
Police searching for 18-year-old Kelvin Bradley, missing from his home in Ferryhill, County Durham, since last Saturday, have found a man’s body in Newcastle City Centre.
Kelvin’s family have been informed of the development. The body has not been formally identified.The coroner has been informed and a post mortem will take place in due course.Thanks very much to everyone who has helped publicise Kelvin’s disappearance.
Police searching for a teenager who's been missing since the weekend have today been carrying out an extensive search of Leazes Park in Newcastle.
They also say they want to trace two girls Kelvin Bradley was last seen walking with before he vanished.
Kelvin who's 18 had been on a night out in the city. His family in Ferryhill say they love him and they want him to come home.
Durham Police are trying to trace two girls in connection with a missing man from County Durham.
18 year-old Kelvin Bradley left his home in Cleves Close, Ferryhill on Saturday for a night out in Newcastle with friends.
The girls were thought to be seen with Mr Bradley in Leazes Park.
Police enquiries suggest a young man matching Kelvin's description was seen with two teenage girls in Leazes Park at 8pm on Saturday.
– Ch Insp Graham Milne, Durham Police
We have received a report that a security guard working at St James' Park had a brief conversation with two girls who were with a young man matching Kelvin's description.
The girls were standing to either side of the young man with their arms around him and walked off into Leazes Park. They were aged between 15 and 16 years old.
I would appeal to those young women to contact us as they may have vital information into the investigation.
Police description of Kelvin:
- 6ft tall
- Light facial stubble
- Brown hair
- Black skinny jeans
- Aztec design t-shirt
- Denim jacket with brown shoes
- Carrying a black back-pack
Police are searching an area of Newcastle where they believe a missing teenager was last seen.
18 year old Kelvin Bradley, from Ferryhill, County Durham disappeared after a night out on Saturday.
Search teams have been scouring Leazes Park today looking for more clues.