The body of missing Inverness man Liam Colgan has been found in Hamburg.
A statement by missing persons charity Lucie Blackman Trust, who had been working with Liam’s family, confirmed a body had been recovered from the River Elbe, Hamburg, Germany, where Mr Colgan had gone missing.
Liam, who had studied at Perth College and was a Dundee United fan, went missing on his brother’s stag party in the German city in February.
The trust, speaking on behalf of his family, confirmed the body found had Liam’s driving licence in a jacket pocket and that the clothes were those he was wearing on the night of his disappearance.
Formal identification has not yet taken place.
A spokesperson for the Lucie Blackman Trust said: “We are saddened to confirm that a body found in the River Elbe, Hamburg, is that of Liam Colgan, missing after attending his brother’s stag weekend in the German city.
“While formal identification is yet to be carried out, Mr Colgan’s driving licence was in the pocket of the jacket, and the clothes were those he was wearing the night he disappeared.
“The trust asks that Mr Colgan’s family be given space and privacy to grieve at this difficult time.
“The charity’s chief executive, Matthew Searle recognises that a huge amount of people will be impacted by this news.
“An astonishing amount of support has been apparent in this case – the search for Liam has been joined by thousands of people, both German and British, and we would like to thank all of them for their support.
“Our thoughts are of course with Liam’s family and friends today.”