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Briton's body recovered from canal in Netherlands

The body of a British tourist who went missing following a night out in the Dutch city of Leiden has been recovered from a canal.

Wayne Davies, 22, went missing after leaving the Hifi nightclub in Leiden, western Netherlands, in the early hours of April 19. His mother raised the alarm the next day as he was due to return to the UK .

The body of Wayne Davies, 22, was recovered from a canal in Leiden, The Netherlands. Credit: Google Maps

A Foreign Office spokesman said: "We were notified of the death of a British national on 26 April in The Netherlands."

"We are providing consular assistance to the family at this difficult time."

Detectives believe that Mr Davies, an apprentice plumber from East Grinstead, Sussex, could have fallen into the city's extensive network of canals and waterways.