Body found in search for missing UCL fresher

The discovery was made in Swansea’s River Tawe

Police have recovered the body of a man in Swansea’s River Tawe today after searching for missing UCL fresher Alex Pavlou.

19-year-old Alex has been missing since the early hours of Thursday morning after a night out in Swansea.

His family have been notified of the discovery, although no formal identification has yet taken place.

Missing medic Alex Pavlou

The UCL Medic was last seen at around 3am on Thursday morning, when he was filmed by CCTV near a Toys ‘R’ Us at 3.15am.

Friend Robbie Richards described him as being “very drunk” and “acting very out of character” the night of his disappearance.

Reports had been made of a man entering the waters in the early hours of Thursday yet initial searches yielded nothing.