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The body of a man from Liverpool who was believed to have been kidnapped by men posing as police officers has been washed up on a Spanish beach.
Merseyside Police confirmed that the body of Francis Brennan was found 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.
A Merseyside man is thought to have keen kidnapped in Spain by men posing as police officers.
The parents of Francis Brennan, 25, have appealed for information about his disappearance last month.
Mr Brennan was last seen in Alicante on January 24 when he was stopped in a friend's car by several men who posed as officers.The Spanish authorities believe he was then taken against his will.
Mr Brennan fled the UK for Spain ahead of a sentencing date last October for an assault he committed in the Thames Valley area in 2012.