Body found in Cheddar Gorge confirmed as missing Somerset teenager

The body of a young man found at Cheddar Gorge has been confirmed as that of missing 16-year-old Rasmus Barlow.

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Body found in search for missing teenager

A body has been found in connection with the search for a missing teenager from Somerset.

16-year-old Rasmus Barlow, a student at Strode College, was last seen near the Causeway in Street on Monday morning.

A member of the public found the body of a young man at the bottom of Cheddar Gorge this afternoon.

No formal identification has taken place, but the teenager's family has been informed.

The area has been sealed off while further enquiries take place.

16-year-old Rasmus Barlow was last seen on Monday. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

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