Tributes paid to man whose body was recovered after search of River Tees

The family of a man whose body was recovered from the River Tees have paid tribute to a ‘much loved son, brother, uncle, grandson and partner.’

Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, 3:05 pm
Updated Thursday, 23rd January 2020, 1:14 am
Liam Neylan
Liam Neylan

Liam was the son of Beryl Neylan and the late Stephen Fawcett and was described by his family as a ‘well-liked young man.’

A statement said: “As a family we are extremely grateful for the kind words and condolences. We truly appreciate the support.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

“Liam will be very sadly missed, he has left a void in our lives that can never be filled.”

Police are not treating the death as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the Coroner.

A Cleveland Police spokesman said: “Our thoughts are with Liam’s family and friends at this difficult time.”