Body pulled from canal in search for teenager who went missing after night out

Police searching for a teenager who went missing after a night out in Manchester have found a young man’s body in a canal.

Orlando Nyero, 19, went missing from the city centre in the early hours of Sunday morning, Manchester Evening News reported .

The search for Orlando was called off on Tuesday after a body was found in the Rochdale Canal.

Police have confirmed the body is believed to be that of missing student Orlando.

A GMP spokesman said: “Police searching for a missing man have found a body.


“Shortly before 2.50pm on Tuesday 5 June 2018, police were called to Whitworth Street West in Manchester City Centre to reports that a body had been found in a canal.

“Officers attended and found the body of a man.

“Although formal identification is yet to take place, it is believed that this is the body of 19-year-old Orlando Nyero."

The spokesman said police believed there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

“His family are being provided with support from officers at this time.”

Orlando had been out in Manchester with his brother and two friends on Saturday night but was not seen again after 3.35am on Sunday morning.

The group returned to the Jurys Inn Hotel on Great Bridgewater Street together but Mr Nyero then left the building.

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