Body in Amsterdam canal is missing UK tourist Richard Cole

Missing Cole tourist
Alicia Marie with Richard Cole in an undated photo. Cole went missing in Amsterdam on January 25, 2016. (photo: rodscuriosities / Twitter). Alicia Marie with Richard Cole in an undated photo. Cole went missing in Amsterdam on January 25, 2016. (photo: rodscuriosities / Twitter)

The police identified aas that of missing British tourist Richard Cole, the police announced on Tuesday.

On Monday afternoon officers . 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.

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