Body found in River Wear

Teams, searching for the missing eight year old Ian Bell, have discovered a body. Ian slipped into the River Wear a week ago on Friday, while playing with friends. A huge search has taken place since then involving the emergency services and local people.

Police say a body has been found at Page Bank Bridge near Willington, close to where Ian disappeared. Formal identification has yet to take place.

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Body found in river is missing Ian Bell

Police searching for Ian Bell from Sunnybrow, who fell into the River Wear in County Durham, have confirmed that they have found his body.