Ethan was last seen at 11.55pm on Coney Street in York on Sunday 2 October 2016.
Underwater search teams and local officers have been conducting extensive searches and at 1.30pm today, Sunday 9 October 2016, a man’s body was found in the River Foss behind the Castle Museum in York.
Update 18:49 9 October 2016
Police have now confirmed that the man’s body found is missing York student Ethan Peters.
Ethan’s family has been informed and they are continuing to receive support from specially-trained officers.
DI Jackie Smart said:
Our thoughts are with Ethan’s family and we will do everything we can to support them at this very difficult time. We would like to thank the members of the public and the media who have supported the appeal.