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Newcastle body is missing Northallerton man

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image captionDuncan Gibbon was last seen with friends at the Fever Bar on the Quayside on Saturday night

Police have confirmed a body discovered in Newcastle is that of a missing North Yorkshire man.

Duncan Gibbon was last seen with friends at the Fever Bar on the Quayside on Saturday night.

The 21-year-old Edinburgh University student, from Northallerton, had become separated from the group, and a search operation began on Monday.

His body was found on an embankment near the High Level Bridge on Wednesday.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out to try to establish the cause of death.

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