Jack Glenn: Body of missing Derry man found in River Foyle

Jack Glenn with his mother Helen Glenn Image copyright Family Photograph
Image caption Jack Glenn with his mother Hester Glenn

A body recovered from the River Foyle on Monday is that of missing Londonderry man Jack Glenn.

The 23-year-old went into the river on 2 February.

Hundreds of people joined Mr Glenn's family, police divers and other agencies in a search of the riverside since then.

Jack's funeral is to take place on Saturday. His grandfather, Jack Glenn snr, said finding his body was a bittersweet moment for the family.

"We're very relieved that the torment of the last seven and a half weeks is over and that we're able to bring Jack home and able to lay him to rest," he said.

Jack's sister, Katie, has described him as "the best brother in the world".

Image caption Hundreds of people joined searches for Mr Glenn's body

"He was so talented at everything, he didn't know how good he was and how much everybody loved him," she told the BBC shortly after Jack went missing.

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