Police searching for missing Gateshead man find body

30 Aug 2016 15:51 PM

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Police searching for missing man Aidan Dickinson have found his body in the River Tyne.

At 6.47pm on Monday, August 29, police received a report that the body of a man had been found in the river near to Collingwood Terrace in Dunston, Gateshead.

Police and fire services attended.

The man has been identified as Aidan Dickinson, who was 21 and from Gateshead, and his next of kin have been informed.

Aidan had been reported to police as a missing person on Sunday, August 28.

A report has been prepared for the coroner. Our thoughts are with his friends and family at this time.

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