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Body recovered from River Ouse in York

Last modified: 18 July 2021 at 09:49pm

Sadly, the body of a man in his 50s was recovered from the River Ouse, close to the Water End Bridge in York this evening (18 July).

Police attended the scene, along with the fire and ambulance services, after being contacted by kayakers shortly before 5pm.
While formal identification is yet to take place, officers believe they know the identity of the deceased but are awaiting confirmation.
His next of next of kin have been informed and police have said that their thoughts are with them at this very sad time.
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