Guernsey

Jersey lifeboat crew find body in sea

A Jersey lifeboat crew have recovered a body in the sea near the Minquiers rocks off Jersey.

The body is yet to be formally identified but Guernsey police say they believe it is that of the missing French sailor Alain Govard, 62.

His boat Maclaw was found adrift off rocks near Guernsey's south coast on Sunday.

The family of the St Malo sailor, who had been sailing single-handed to Spain, have been informed.

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