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Shortly after 2.30am this morning (16 November 2021) police received reports that a man had entered the River Ouse off Lendal Bridge.
Police attended with the Yorkshire Ambulance Service, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue and the York Rescue Boat with several attempts made by both the public and emergency services to rescue the man.
Unfortunately these rescue attempts were unsuccessful and the Underwater Search Unit later recovered a body from the water.
If you have any information about this incident and have not already spoken to the police, please call 101 quoting ref: 12210242537
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