Police looking for the missing student Euan Coulthard have revealed they did not use divers to search the River Wear until today.Read the full story ›
A body believed to be that of missing Durham University student Euan Coulthard was found by a local diving enthusiast.Read the full story ›
The body pulled from the River Wear this morning was found by a local diving enthusiast, police have confirmed.
Police believe the body is that of missing Durham University student Euan Coulthard but a formal identification will not take place until next week.
Police are briefing the media in Durham city centre after a body was pulled from the River Wear today.
Police responded to reports of a body near Framwellgate Bridge this morning.
The body has not yet been formally identified but police have said they believe it is Euan Coulthard.
The 19-year-old Durham University student has not been seen since a night out on Wednesday 14 January.
A spokesman for Durham University has said it is "very sorry" to hear that a body has been found in the search for Euan Coulthard.
The 19-year-old law student has not been seen since a night out on Wednesday 14 January.
Pro-Vice-Chancellor Prof Graham Towl issued the following statement on behalf of Durham University.
We are aware of the development that has taken place today and we are very sorry to hear that a body has been recovered from the River Wear. It would be inappropriate to give further comment until a formal identification has taken place, but we continue to support all of our students at this difficult time."
Police say they believe a body pulled from the River Wear today is the missing Durham University student Euan Coulthard.
Police responded to reports of a body near Framwellgate Bridge in Durham city centre this morning. That body has now been pulled from the river.
Speaking via an official Twitter account, Durham Police said the body is "believed" to be the missing student.
19-year-old Euan Coulthard, a second-year law student at St Mary's College, has not been seen since going on a night out on Wednesday 14 January.
A post-mortem examination of the body will take place later. No formal identification has yet taken place.
Police recover body from River Wear believed to be that of missing student Euan Coulthard - formal identification yet to be carried out.
Police have confirmed that a body has been located in the River Wear.
Emergency services were called to reports of a body, officers were responding, and they are now in a position to confirm that divers will be going into the River Wear in the next hour.
The body has been found as police search for missing student Euan Coulthard.
The Marine Unit has arrived to assist emergency services with the recovery of a body in the River Wear.
Framwellgate Bridge, where missing student Euan Coulthard was last seen, has been cordoned off. Police have been called to reports of a body in the river. They are currently investigating.
Police in Durham are responding to reports of a body close to where missing Euan Coulthard was last seen. An area by Framwellgate Bridge has been cordoned off while emergency services attend the scene.
Police are waiting for Northumbria's Marine Unit to arrive.