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Police Searching for Ferry Jump Teenager Find Body
7:02am 17th January 2013
Teams searching for the teenager who jumped off the Torpoint ferry have found a body.
Jordan Cobb has not been seen since plunging into the Tamar on his way to a New Year's Eve party in
The sixteen year old may have done it for a £100 bet.
Last week police told Pirate FM the hunt would not be stood down till there were answers for his family.
They have been told about the discovery.
Pirate FM held off on reporting the news on Wednesday evening to give officers time to break the news.
The body still needs to be formally identified.
A police spokesperson said: "At just before 5.00 pm this evening, Wednesday 16th January, police received a report of a body in the Tamar River on the Torpoint side of ferry.
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