Body in Amsterdam canal is missing UK tourist Richard Cole
The police identified a body found in Amsterdam canal Herengracht on Monday night as that of missing British tourist Richard Cole, the police announced on Tuesday.
On Monday afternoon officers searched the Amsterdam canals for the missing tourist with a sniffer dog. On the Herengracht, the dog became restless. Based on this and surveillance footage viewed during the course of the search, the police deployed divers to search the Herengracht.
The body was found around 11:00 p.m. on Monday. The missing man's family was informed and the police are now investigating the circumstances of his death and how he ended up in the water.