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Body found in university lake following search for missing student

A body found in the lake at the University of East Anglia is believed to be that of missing student Nick Sadler. Credit: Family photograph

Police have recovered a body from the lake at the University of East Anglia which is believed to be that of missing student Nick Sadler.

The 25-year-old was reported missing in Norwich on Thursday 7 February 2019.

The discovery was made after searches of the university campus by police.

Norfolk Police says that while formal identification is yet to take place they believed it is the body of Nick Sadler.

Police had been searching the UEA campus for Nick Sadler who went missing on 7 February. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The death is currently being treated as unexplained but detectives do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances.

A post mortem examination will take place in due course.

Nick, who was studying Film and Television at University of East Anglia, was last seen at his house in Helena Road in the city.