Police searching for soldier find body

The centre of York
The centre of York
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Police searching for missing York soldier Tyler Pearson have found a body.

Signaller Pearson, of 2 Signal Regiment, was seen to enter the River Ouse in the early hours, near Ouse Bridge, in York, earlier this month.

North Yorkshire Police were called at around 11.05am today after a man’s body was found in the River Ouse at Skeldergate Bridge in York.

A spokesman said the identity of the body is unknown at this time but the family of the missing soldier have been informed of the discovery.