Police searching for missing man Robert Montgomery have found a body.
At around 2.25pm yesterday afternoon (Tuesday November 14th) police recovered a body of a man in the River Tyne near the Royal Quays Mariner in North Shields.
Police believe it to be that of 35-year-old Robert Montgomery who went missing on Sunday, November 12th. The next of kin have been informed.
Enquiries to formally identify the body, and establish the circumstances around his death, are ongoing however there is believed to be no third party involvement.
Police want to thank everyone who have helped with the search for missing Robert and have asked that they respect the family’s privacy at this difficult time.