An inquest into the death of a teenager who died in the River Wear has been opened and adjourned to a later date. Coin Dodds, who was 16, got into difficulty while swimming near Bishop Auckland on Saturday. His body was found on Sunday after a wide-scale search.
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.