York & North Yorkshire

Body pulled from River Foss in Ethan Peters search

Ethan Peters Image copyright NORTH YORKSHIRE POLICE
Image caption The family of Ethan Peters has been told of the discovery

Police searching for a missing student have recovered a man's body from the River Foss in York.

Ethan Peters, 20, who was living in the Hull Road area of the city, was on a night out when he was last seen on Coney Street on 2 October.

North Yorkshire Police said the body was found behind the Castle Museum at 13:30 BST by underwater search teams.

Formal identification has not taken place but the force said Mr Peter's family had been informed.

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