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.


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.