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Man, 21, appears in court over murder of teenager

A 21-year-old man has appeared in court over the murder of a teenage boy whose body was discovered on a river bank as tributes have flooded in following his death. 

Cole Jarvis is charged with the murder of 17-year-old Connor Lyons who was found on the banks of the River Hull at Ennerdale, East Yorkshire, on Tuesday.       

Jarvis, 21, of Stroud Crescent West, Bransholme, was charged on Friday and appeared before magistrates in Hull on Saturday morning.  

The body of the teenager was discovered at 8.20am on January 19 after police were called to the scene

He is now due to appear at Hull Crown Court at 10am on Monday for a bail application, a representative for Hull Magistrates' Court said.

Cole was remanded into custody and is due to appear via video link on Monday.

The body of the teenager was discovered at 8.20am on January 19 after police were called to the scene. 

Moving floral tributes have been left on the bank of the river in the Ennerdale area of  where the teenager was tragically found. 

Detective Chief Inspector Rhod Troake, of Humberside Police, said on Friday: 'Once again, I would like to thank everyone who came forward with information to assist us in our investigation.

Moving floral tributes have been left on the bank of the river in the Ennerdale area of where the teenager was tragically found

A JustGiving page has been set up in memory of Connor in order to raise funds to support his family

Detective Chief Inspector Rhod Troake, of Humberside Police, said on Friday: 'Once again, I would like to thank everyone who came forward with information' 

'Our thoughts remain with Connor's family and loved ones.'

A JustGiving page has been set up in memory of Connor in order to raise funds to support his family captioned: 'Our good friend Connor‚Äôs life was taken for to soon. He was a very well know lad across hull the devastating new affected us all. FLY High brother sleep tight.' 

Another added: 'Can't believe you have gone so young, you will be missed by us all.' 

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