Police say body found is missing Pierre

Police in France who had been searching for a missing British boy have confirmed that body found on Thursday is his.

12-year-old Pierre Barnes from Grantham disappeared on Saturday on the island of Porquerolles during a storm.

His body was found in deep water.

The search for him was called off on Tuesday afternoon.

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Boy dies in France

12-year-old Pierre Barnes,from Grantham, vanished after going for a bike ride on the island of Porquerolles. His body was found in water after a storm.