Man's body found in Sunderland's River Wear after police search

A man's body has been found in the River Wear in Sunderland.

At around 10.30pm on Saturday, April 6, Northumbria Police received a report of a man who had fallen into the river.

Search teams were at the River Wear in Sunderland over the weekend.

Search teams were at the River Wear in Sunderland over the weekend.

Emergency services attended and carried out a thorough search of the area and river.

On Sunday, April 7, officers recovered the body of a man from the river.

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Inquiries are now ongoing.

Search teams at the River Wear in Sunderland.

Search teams at the River Wear in Sunderland.

His next of kin have been identified and are being supported by specialist officers.