Police name man who was pulled from River Foss in York

A man pulled from the River Foss in York on Saturday has been named as Lee Evennett.

Lee Evennett (Photo: North Yorkshire Police).

North Yorkshire Police said on Sunday that there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of the 48-year-old.

-> Police pull body from River Foss in YorkMr Evennett, who was from York, had been the subject of a missing person appeal.

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He was reported missing on Friday, March 29 after last being spoken to on Monday, March 25.

His family are being supported by officers, North Yorkshire Police said in a statement.

-> Otley marks the onset of Easter with 40 year long local traditionA member of the public contacted police at 4.30pm on Saturday to report a sighting of a body in the water.

Police, Fire and Rescue services and the Yorkshire and Humberside Underwater Search Unit worked together to recover Mr Evenett's body.