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Body found in River Wear is missing student

A body found in the River Wear has been identified as missing Durham University student Luke Pearce. The 19 year old went missing after a night out with friends.

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Missing Luke: students join search

Students searching for Luke Pearce. Credit: ITV News

Students have joined emergency services in the search for a missing student in Durham.

Luke Pearce, aged 19, was reported missing on Sunday by staff at the city's University, following concerns from fellow-students.

He was last seen walking home, along the River Wear, after a night out with friends on Saturday.

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