|Body of Latymer Upper's Michael Hill Recovered from Thames|
Rowing coach missing since February 2 found near Putney Bridge
The body of Michael Hill, rowing coach at Latymer Upper School in Hammersmith was recovered from the River Thames yesterday, March 8 near Putney Bridge.
Mr Hill, 48 was reported missing after getting into difficulties while on the Thames just over a month ago on February 2.
Police say that his next of kin have been informed.
After his disappearance, Latymer Upper School paid tribute to its "much loved and respected" rowing coach.
On its website the Hammersmith school said: " Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Michael Hill, a much loved and respected member of our rowing coach team who has been missing since the evening of Monday 2nd February. "
Upper Latymer Head, David Goodhew said: " This is an extremely distressing time for all at the School – in particular Michael’s colleagues in the boat club and pupil crews who make up the close-knit rowing community at Latymer Upper School. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this terrible time."
March 9, 2015