Lee Irving was beaten for days, drugged and dumped by the side of a footpath in June last year
Body In River Tees Is Identified
Police have confirmed that the body found in the River Tees is that of missing man Lee Brown.
It was discovered on Friday.
24-year-old Lee from Stockton went missing after a night out on the Teesside Princess party boat last month.
A post mortem has taken place and the death is not being treated as suspicious.
Specialist officers are continuing to support Lee’s family.
A team of trained officers will investigate allegations of child abuse at Newcastle United, relating to the 1980s and 1990s
A Gateshead mum, who lost her son in a crash caused by a driver on drink and drugs, is warning others not to drink or drug drive
Police were called to an alley near Poplar Street this morning where a man was found seriously injured
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