Police have confirmed that a body recovered in North Tyneside is that of a missing Wallsend man.
At around 11.10am on Sunday, officers received a report of a body in the water at Cobalt Business Park.
Emergency services attended and the body of a man was recovered from the water.
Inquiries are now ongoing and police today confirmed the body as that of missing 32-year-old Paul Nash.
There is not believed to be any third party involvement and specialist officers are supporting his family at this difficult time.
A report is now being prepared for the coroner.