Police say body found in Durham river is believed to be that of missing Bottesford teenager Euan Coulthard

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Police divers searching the River Wear in Durham City have recovered a body believed to be that of missing student Euan Coulthard.

At around 9.15am this morning police responded to a call from a member of the public saying they had seen a body in the river.

Specialist police divers began a search near to Framwellgate Bridge and the body was recovered. A post mortem examination will take place later.

A formal identification is yet to take place, however Euan’s family have been informed.

Euan, 19, is a former King’s School pupil studying law at St Mary’s College.

He was last seen leaving Loveshack nightclub in the Walkergate area of Durham City late on Wednesday, January 14.