Student death inquest to open

The inquest into the death of Durham University student Sope Peters is expected to open today.

The body of the 20-year-old was found in the River Wear earlier this month.

Sope, who was in his second year of an economics degree at Durham University, was last seen in Klute bar on 29th October.His body was discovered in the river between Prebends Bridge and Framwellgate Bridge almost six weeks after his disappearance.

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Sope Peters inquest

An inquest has been opened into the death of a Durham University student, whose body was found more than five weeks after he went missing.