Tributes to missing County Durham teenager found dead in Newcastle

Police have confirmed that a body found in Newcastle IS that of missing teenager Kelvin Bradley.

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Tributes to Kelvin Bradley

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.

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Durham Police Statement on body found in Newcastle

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.

Kelvin's Father: "We just love him and we want him back"

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.

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Missing Co. Durham man: Police appeal for two girls

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.

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.

– Ch Insp Graham Milne, Durham Police

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
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