Body of Indian-origin student found in Manchester
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Last Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 22:13
London: The body of 20-year-old Indian- origin student Gurdeep Hayer has been found in Manchester city centre, eight days after he went missing, UK police said on Tuesday.

The body was found in River Medlock in the city centre of Manchester yesterday and was identified today as that of Gurdeep, who was missing since January 2.

The Greater Manchester Police investigating his disappearance today said the body was found in the river near the York Street in the Manchester city centre and was today formally identified as that of Gurdeep.

"There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. A Home Office post-mortem is due to take place later this week," the police said.

The police said the search for Gurdeep had been called off after the body was discovered. No further details were available on the circumstances related to his death.


First Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 22:13

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