found in Cheddar Gorge during police search for missing teen
say a body has been found in the search for a missing teenager
Barlow, 16, a pupil at Strode College, did not attend any lessons
on Monday and failed to attend college on Tuesday, prompting an
appeal for people in the Burnham area to look out for him.
a body was found on Wednesday afternoon and investigations are
about 2.30pm, a member of the public discovered the body of a
young man at the base of a cliff at Cheddar Gorge - a short distance
from the village," said a police spokesman.
"Formal identification has not yet taken place but Rasmus
Barlows family have been informed of this development and
are being fully supported by trained family liaison officers."
The area where the young mans body was found was sealed
off so further enquiries could take place at the scene.
had said his disappearance was "extremely out of character"
and they were concerned for his welfare.