Police searching for a missing student have recovered a body from the River Thames.
Harvey Parker, 20, went missing on 17 December after leaving a nightclub near Charing Cross railway station in central London.
At 11.50am on Tuesday, the RNLI discovered a body in the Thames near Embankment, Westminster.
Though formal identification has not yet taken place, detectives involved in the search for Mr Parker have been alerted to the discovery.
Family liaison officers have informed Mr Parker’s family.
The death is being treated as unexplained and a report is being compiled for a coroner.
Detective Chief Inspector Lucy O’Connor said: “Sadly a body has been recovered from the Thames near where Harvey was last seen. We are providing Harvey’s family with all the available information.”