Mother describes pain of search for missing Ben Clarkson

The mother of Ben Clarkson spoke of her grief for the first time on the day an urgent summit was called over the dangers of rivers in York, partly prompted by Ben's disappearance and the death of Megan Roberts, 19, whose body was found in the Ouse.

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Urgent summit over river dangers in York will "leave no stone unturned"

An emergency summit on the dangers of rivers in York, prompted partly by the deaths of Megan Roberts and others in the city, will be held under "Chatham House" rules, according to the Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan.

She said it would allow reporting of the meeting generally, but would facilitate an open discussion, with "no stone was left unturned".

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