Body found in France could be missing Jersey fisherman

French coastguards have found the body of a teenager thought to be a man swept off rocks in Jersey.

Armando Fernandes Pestana, 18, went missing while fishing from Sorel Point in the island on 16 August.

A body was found on Wednesday in Surtainville, about seven miles from Carteret.

Jersey police are working with the French authorities to formally identify the body and confirm whether it is Mr Pestana or not.

His family in Jersey and Madeira have been told.

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