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Body recovered from River Foss is missing York teenager

Jonathan Havron
Mr Havron was last seen leaving a pub in York on 27 February

A body recovered from the River Foss in York is that of missing city teenager Jonathan Havron, North Yorkshire Police have confirmed.

The 18-year-old student from Huntington was last seen leaving the Lowther pub at 0135 GMT on 27 February.

His body was recovered from the River Foss on Wednesday.

North Yorkshire Police said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his disappearance. A spokesman said their thoughts were with his family.

Searches had been carried out for Mr Havron, a student at Bishop Burton College in Beverley, East Yorkshire.

His family described him as a "happy student" and said his disappearance was "extremely unusual".

Police said they were still trying to establish how he came to be in the river, and appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

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