Missing Dutch teen found dead in Italy

Koen van Keulen
Koen van Keulen. (Photo: Politie)

Update 14:05 - The body found on Monday morning was identified as Koen van Keulen. According to NOS, the Dutch teen's body was found in a ditch between the campsite where he was staying and another campsite. How he died is not yet clear. 

A body was found during the search for 17-year-old Koen van Keulen in Italy. It is not yet known if it is the missing teenager from Soest, RTV Utrecht reports.

The body was found in a ditch along a main road on Monday morning, according to the broadcaster. 

Koen went missing during the early hours of Friday morning, after a night out with friends at Lake Garda in Italy. He reportedly did not get out off the bus at the campground where he was staying with friends and family.

A massive search was launched for the boy. Sniffer dogs from the Netherlands were sent to Italy to help in the search on Sunday.