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Police in Putney

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Police were called at 16.05hrs on Tuesday, 8 January to reports of a body found floating in the Thames close to Chiswick Bridge, W4.

The body was removed from the river by RNLI lifeboat and today, 10 January, formally identified as that of 17-year-old Conor O'Donaghue from Richmond.

A post-mortem examination has been conducted at Fulham Mortuary and proved inconclusive. Officers now await the results of further tests.

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

Conor's death is being treated as non-suspicious at this time.

He had been reported missing to officers on 9 December having last been seen at Kew Bridge on the morning of 8 December.

January 10, 2013