- Tyne Tees
- 11 updates
A petition calling for CCTV to be installed around the River Ouse in York has received 19 hundred signatures. It follows the death of Megan Roberts who died after falling into the water.
The funeral of York student Megan Roberts will be held today. The 20-year-old died after falling into the River Ouse during a night out with friends. Her body was found in the River Ouse earlier this month - more than five weeks after she'd gone missing.
The funeral of Megan Roberts is set to take place.
The 22-year-old student from Wetherby went missing after a night out in York in January.
Her body was recovered from the River Ouse earlier this month.
The funeral of Megan Roberts has been announced.
The 20-year-old student went missing after a night out in York in January. Her body was found in the River Ouse over a month later.
The private family funeral will take place in Harrogate on Thursday, 13 March.
A memorial service take place later at St James’s Church in Wetherby.
The inquest into the death of York student Megan Roberts will be opened and adjourned on the afternoon of March 4.
The opening will take place at the Folk Hall, in New Earswick, York.
Megan Roberts' father, Jason Roberts, has paid tribute to his daughter.
This comes after North Yorkshire Police identified a body found in the River Ouse as the student who has been missing since Thursday 23 January.
The family of Megan Roberts are getting support from specially trained police officers. A body found in the River Ouse was identified as the missing student earlier today.
Inspector Jo Brooksbank, from North Yorkshire Police, said: "Our thoughts and sympathies are with Megan's family at this extremely difficult and very sad time."
Megan Roberts' mother, Jackie, has paid tribute to her daughter. She said she was an "intelligent, talented and beautiful person". This comes after North Yorkshire Police identified a body found in the River Ouse as the missing student.
Jackie Roberts said: “We would like to thank the police, fire service, and the public that have been involved in the search for Megan. We would also like to thank everyone who has offered support and comfort during this painful time.
“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.”
Megan Roberts went missing on Thursday 23 January.
North Yorkshire Police have confirmed that a body found in the River Ouse has been identified as the missing student Megan Roberts.
Police searching for the missing student Megan Roberts say a body has been found in the River Ouse, close to York. No formal identification has taken place but the police are in contact with the Roberts family. Michael Billington reports.