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Teenager pulled from river

An inquest has opened and been adjourned into the death of a teenager who died in the River Wear.

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Inquest into death of teenager opened and adjourned

Colin's body was found in the River Wear on Sunday morning Credit: Durham Police

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.

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