Tyne & Wear

Newcastle body is missing Northallerton man

Duncan Gibbon
Image caption Duncan 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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