Missing student found dead in Groningen water

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The body found in the Lopende Diep canal in Groningen on Monday was identified Wytze Pennink, the police confirmed. The 18-year-old student went missing on Friday

The police believe his death was a fatal accident. The cause of death was drowning. With that the police investigation is closed.

The Lopende Diep is the canal along Noorderhaven, where Pennink was last seen early on Friday morning. Fellow students reported him missing on Friday afternoon when he still had not come home after a night out.

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