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Louis Harris: Body confirmed as that of missing teenager

Louis Harris
Image caption Louis Harris had been celebrating a friend's birthday

A body found in the sea has been formally identified as that of missing teenager Louis Harris, police said.

The body of the 18-year-old was recovered by RNLI crews close to Weymouth ferry terminal on 15 March.

Louis, from Dorchester, went missing on Valentine's Day after a night out. It is understood he was celebrating a friend's birthday when he went missing.

The force said in a statement: "His family have been updated. Our thoughts are with them at this difficult time."

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