Body found earlier today in the River Foss identified as Ethan Peters

Ethan was a third-year student at the University of York

News broke earlier today that a body was recovered from the River Foss in York and it has now been identified as the missing student, Ethan Peters.

A 20-year old man’s body was found by police searching the River Foss at 1.30 on Sunday October 9th, and it was by 6.30pm on the same day that the body was identified as Ethan’s.

The search had been ongoing for the previous week, with emergency services searching the river.

Ethan, a member of Goodricke College, was a third year Film and Television student at the University of York. He was last seen on Coney Street at 11.55pm on 2nd October.

Ethan’s family has been told and our thoughts and condolences go out to them and to all others affected by this terrible news.

Credit: YorkPress