A BODY has been found in the search for a missing 18-year-old man.

Police and fire officials have recovered the body in the River Severn in Draycott near Kempsey this morning but formal identification has not yet been carried out.

A search was launched after a young male was spotted going into the river off Sabrina Bridge in the early hours of Saturday.

A CCTV image was released and the man was named as Alessandro Frumenzi by friends.

According to Mr Frumenzi's Facebook profile he is from Leverkusen but living in Worcester, having begun studying at Heart of Worcestershire College in the autumn 2018 term.