River Ouse drowning victim plaque to serve as warning

Bars by the River Ouse The plaque will be displayed outside the Revolution bar where Mr Horrocks worked

A plaque being unveiled outside a York riverside bar in memory of a bartender is aimed at preventing another death in the River Ouse.

Richard Horrocks, 21, was the third person to drown in the river in 2011 when he jumped from a balcony to celebrate his last shift at a bar.

The plaque will be displayed outside the Revolution bar where he worked.

Mr Horrocks's family has already backed a film about the danger of jumping into the River Ouse.

The plaque has been commissioned by Revolution and carries a picture of Mr Horrocks.

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