Police in Old Trafford have identified the body of a man found in the Bridgewater Canal as missing Souvik Pal.
At around 2pm today, officers made the discovery in the canal near Old Trafford football stadium.
Souvik’s family has been informed and specially trained officers are in regular contact with them. The post mortem is due to take place later this evening.
Further tests will be carried out into the death of missing student Souvik Pal. A post-mortem examination carried out was inconclusive.
The father of missing student Souvik Pal will appeal for information about his missing son, one week after his disappearance.