Community is 'numb' after bodies found

There is feeling of utter dejection among people I have spoken to in Washington. Two bodies were recovered from the River Wear. The community is numb.

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Tributes to river death teens

Two teenage girls, whose bodies were found by divers in the River Wear yesterday, have been named as Chloe Fowler, 14, and fifteen-year-old Tonibeth Purvis. The pair got into difficulty on a fast-flowing part of the river yesterday afternoon.