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Francis Brennan: Body of man believed to have been kidnapped by fake police officers found on Spanish beach

General view of Alicante, Spain. Credit: Eye Ubiquitous/Press Association Images

The body of a British man who was believed to have been kidnapped by men posing as police officers has been washed up on a Spanish beach.

Merseyside Police today confirmed that the body of missing Liverpool man Francis Brennan has been found on a beach in the La Zenia area of Alicante.

The 25-year-old fled to Spain while awaiting sentence for a stabbing at a Swedish House Mafia concert in Milton Keynes in 2012.

He was last seen in the town of Javea where he was apparently handcuffed by fake police officers in a bogus arrest in January.