Missing Daniel Moir found dead

Police have confirmed that a body found in the River Wear belongs to a missing man, Daniel Moir, 23, from Washington.

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Police search for missing Washington man

Daniel Moir, 23, was last seen at home at around 8:30pm on Tuesday Credit: Northumbria Police

Police are appealing for help to find a missing man from Washington.

Daniel Moir, 23, was last seen leaving his home in the Fatfield area at 8:30pm on Tuesday. He had gone for a walk but didn't return home and his family are concerned for his welfare.

Officers say Daniel is described as being around 5ft 5ins tall and of slim to medium build. He has medium length brown curly hair and was last seen wearing a black hooded top, with dark jeans and a black T-shirt.

Anyone who has information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.

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