Morecambe man, 26, dies after river fall

A Morecambe man has died after falling from a bridge into the River Ouse in York.

Paul Alan Rogerson, 26, was seen slipping from the Low Ousegate Bridge at about 2am on Saturday morning,

Firefighters helped police search the river and its banks for several hours but to no avail.

Divers were called in and his body was recovered just before 10am the same day.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “The man was on Ouse Bridge and was seen slipping off the bridge and entering the water.”