- Tyne Tees
Flowers have been left in tribute to Colin Dodds, who was 16, whose body was pulled out of the River Wear by search teams early this morning. He had been swimming in an area known locally as the "black hole" near Bishop Auckland when he got into difficulty last night.
Tragedy has struck a family a third time after the death of their son who drowned in a river in County Durham at the weekend.
The body of a Bishop Auckland teenager has been recovered from the River Wear in the early hours of today.