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Missing man search: Body found in River Avon at Bristol

Abdulkadir Mahamoud Image copyright Avon and Somerset Police
Image caption Abdulkadir Mahamoud, 29, was last seen on 24 February after leaving his home in Easton.

A body found in the River Avon is thought to be that of a Bristol man who went missing nearly a month ago.

Abdulkadir Mahamoud, 29, was last seen on Friday, 24 February after leaving his home in Easton.

The body was recovered from the river off Hotwell Road on Friday by a police dive team, the Avon and Somerset force said.

A spokesman said although formal identification had not yet taken place, Mr Mahamoud's family had been told.

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