Jake Smith, from Swindon, died after he entered the River Thames on Sunday evening and did not resurface. After searches a body was recovered from the water the following day.
In a short statement, they said: “We unfortunately lost Jake in a tragic accident. The support and messages we have received have been overwhelming, and shows the love that people had.
“Jake will be missed by all his family and friends.
“We would like to thank the emergency services, the community and especially The Riverside for their kindness and support.
“Although this was a tragic accident, we urge people to stop and think before they jump into the river.”
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