Body of young man washes ashore at Ostend

The body of a young man has been washed ashore in the seaside resort of Ostend. Walkers discovered the body and then alerted the emergency services at 11 AM this morning.

The body is thought to belong to a swimmer who got into trouble. Police rushed to the scene that had attracted a large crowd of tourists.

The body is thought to belong to an early swimmer. Detectives at the scene say all indications point to an accident. The identity of the young man thought to be in his early twenties has not yet been released.