Memorial walk for Nadish Kunwar

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Body found in search for missing student

Nadish Kunwar had been missing for more than three weeks ago Credit: ITV News Central

Police searching for a missing Derby student have found a body in the River Derwent in the city.

The body was found near Pride Parkway at 5pm today.

Police say no formal identification has taken place but they believe it to be 20-year-old Nadish who went missing after a night out with his friends on January 31.


TIMELINE: Missing Nadish Kunwar

Nadish Kunwar, 20, from Derby was last seen on 31st January. Here is a timeline of events since he was last seen.

31st January 2014 - Nadish was last seen by his parents at their home in Derby City Centre.

6th February - Police release first appeal and photo in connection with Nadish's disappearance.

The 20-year-old, who is Nepalese, was wearing a black jacket, red and black checked shirt, dark jeans and black Nike trainers with white soles. He is about 6ft tall with short hair."

– Police statement

*7th February - *Detectives release a description of Nadish.

14th February - CCTV pictures released of his last known movements.

22nd February - Friends organise leaflet drop in Derby.

Police release CCTV of missing Derby student

Police investigating the disappearance of a Derby man released CCTV of his last known movements on the two weeks anniversary of his disappearance.

Friends of Nadish Kunwar will leaflet members of the public in Derby city centre later after no new leads came through on his whereabouts.

The CCTV footage shows Nadish walking along St Helen’s Street and then along a footpath that runs between Ford Street and Bridge Street.

It is unclear where he went next and police are asking anyone who saw Nadish walking in the city that night to call them.

Police say Nadish was with friends at the Jury’s Inn hotel in Derby on the evening of 31st January but did not return home.

Leaflet drop to help find missing student

Nadish Kunwar has been missing for more than three weeks ago Credit: Derbyshire Police

More than three weeks after a Derby student disappeared, his friends are distributing leaflets in the city to help find him.

Nadish Kunwar was last seen by his family on Friday 31st January at his home in Derby city centre. He told his family he was going out in Derby that night but they have not seen or heard from him since.

Police say the 20-year-old, who is Nepalese, went to the Jury's Inn Hotel in Derby that evening but did not return home.

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