Leeds & West Yorkshire

Police confirm body in river is Robert Stoner

Robert Stoner
Image caption Mr Stoner left the club after splitting up with his friends

A body found in a river in Leeds has been confirmed as that of missing clubber Robert Stoner who was last seen alive at the weekend.

Robert Stoner, from the Swarcliffe area of the city, was last seen leaving the Factory nightclub in Water Lane in the early hours of Saturday.

Police divers found the body in the River Aire close to the bridge in Neville Street on Wednesday.

A cause of death has not yet been established, officers said.

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