A Nigerian student in the UK, who has been identified as Olisa Odukwe, was declared missing since Saturday has been found dead. The United Kingdom Police department found his body in Bristol Harbour, near Narrow Quay, on Tuesday afternoon, May 4.
It was gathered that the 20-year-old was last seen at his home in Redland at 7 am on Saturday, May 1, with his disappearance sparking an urgent police appeal. Avon and Somerset Police said: ‘Yesterday afternoon, police divers located and recovered the body of a man in Bristol Harbour, near Narrow Quay.
‘While formal identification has not yet been carried out, we have updated the family of missing 20-year-old Bristol student Olisa Odukwe. Our thoughts are with them at this difficult time. The man’s death is not being treated as suspicious.’
He was a 2nd-year mechanics student at Bristol University. The Bristol University said in a statement: “Our thoughts are with Olisa’s friends & family at this difficult time. Support is available to all students & staff affected by this news – please contact our wellbeing services for help, as well as seeking support directly from friends & family.”
A body has been found in the search for missing 20-year-old Bristol student Olisa Odukwe.
Formal ID is yet to be carried out, but his family have been told. Our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.
— Avon and Somerset Police (@ASPolice) May 5, 2021