A large crowd gathered in Yarm to remember Luke Jobson from Thornaby whose body has been recovered from the River Tees.
Cleveland Police launched an investigation after Luke disappeared in the early hours of Saturday morning following a night out in Yarm.
An event named Ribbon’s for Luke was arranged by the family and took place at the Wharf in Yarm, which became the location of emotional scenes as thousands gathered to pay their respects and support the family of Luke.
During the event, Kelly Jobson thanked everyone who helped in the search for her missing nephew and has supported the family.
She thanked the crowd told supporters that she feels like they have been an army for Luke and for this reason they will keep the memory of Luke alive.
Cleveland Police have urged social media users to think before they comment in relation to their investigation into the suspected Manslaughter of Luke Jobson.
Officers have arrested a number of people in relation to the incident and their investigation is very much active and ongoing.