Conflicting Information of River Bodies recovered

It has become apparent this evening that there is conflicting information between Northumbria Police and the family of one of the girls involved in the River Wear incident in Washington.

Police released a statement which explained both bodies have been recovered and family’s have been informed.


After we shared this statement we had a surge of comments informing us this information was untrue and the second girl was recovering in hospital.

Main stream media have also confirmed that sad news that two bodies have been found.


However a number of family members have stopped people from writing leaving RIP messages on the girls facebook page.


Another family member confirmed she was In hospital.


Media outlets across the United Kingdom have been reporting the bodies have been recovered since 10PM.

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Trevor Sherwood is the Editor of Police Hour. Trevor studied Crime and Investigation at Teesside Uni and has a background within policing.

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