Body discovered in River Thames identified as missing teenager

16:49 10 January 2013

A body found floating in the River Thames near Chiswick Bridge has been identified as that of a teenager missing for almost a month.

Conor O’Donaghue, 17, was discovered at around 4pm on Tuesday and removed by an RNLI lifeboat.

A post-mortem examination which took place today has prove inconclusive. Officers now await the results of further tests.

An inquest was also opened and adjourned at West London Coroner’s Court today.

Police are currently treating Conor’s death as non-suspicious at this time.

He was last seen at Kew Bridge on December 8.

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