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Police name man found in River Wear

Police have named a man whose body was found in the River Wear.

Peter Mark Ellerington, who was 45, was found at Riverside Park in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, yesterday, May 8.

Durham Police say they are not treating the death as suspicious at this stage. A postmortem is due to be carried out and police say an inquest is expected to open in the next few days.

Anyone with information can contact Detective Sergeant Mick Bird by phoning on 101.