Body found in river believed to be missing student

Police believe a body found in the River Tyne is that of missing Newcastle University student, Jason Fyles. The 19-year-old was last seen in the Sandyford area of Newcastle after a night out on Thursday May 16th.

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Police want to contact man who spoke to Jason

Jason on the night he went missing Credit: Northumbria Police

Police searching for Jason Fyles would like a man he spoke to on the night he went missing to get in touch.

Jason, 19, was last seen at an address in Sandyford, Newcastle, at 2.45am on Thursday May 16.

He spoke to the man, who helped him find his way to his friends' house, on Helmsley Road at 2.25 am

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