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 Body found in River Wear confirmed as Timothy Stephenson


Police can confirm that a body found in the River Wear, near Witton-le-Wear, is that of 70-year-old, Timothy Stephenson from Bishop Auckland.

The body was found by a member of the public at around 12.40pm yesterday (March 24).

Police are satisfied the death is not suspicious and will be preparing a file for the coroner.