The body recovered from the River Foss in York city centre was that of a 20-year-old man, police revealed on Friday (July 10).
A police spokeswoman said:
Police believe there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and will prepare a report for the coroner.
Police divers recovered the body at about midday on Thursday.
At that time, police said:
We are not yet in a position to identify the man.
The emergency services had been conducting a search of the Foss after reports of a man entering the water.
A member of the public called police to say they thought there was a man in the water late on Wednesday night.
The police spokeswoman said:
Searches were conducted of the river and the bank, with the assistance of the fire service, for several hours overnight.
The search was resumed this morning, involving the police underwater search team.