Body found in River Aire believed to be missing man Finley Jones

Police searching for a missing man have found a body in the River Aire.

Monday, 13th July 2020, 3:55 pm
Updated Monday, 13th July 2020, 3:58 pm

Officers have been searching for Finley Jones who went missing from an address in Leeds city centre on Saturday, July 4.

Search teams had been searching the river in the area around Skelton Grange Road, Stourton, this morning (Monday).

While formal identification is yet to take place, police believe it is the body of the 21-year-old.

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A body pulled from the River Aire at Stourton is believed to be missing man Finley Jones.

Concerns were raised for his welfare went he went missing in the early hours of the morning earlier this month.

Checks on CCTV showed someone entering the River Aire near to Crown Point Bridge at about 6.30am on July 4.

Mr Jones family have been informed and the Coroner’s Office has been notified.

Police said there were no suspicious circumstances.