The body that was picked up on Sunday afternoon from Molenbeek’s canal in Brussels has been identified. Police and forensic medical examiners have identified the body to be of a young man, born in 1989, and who had been reported missing from a psychiatric clinic since 6 May.
“All indications show it was a suicide, a police spokes-person said on Monday morning.
Locals found the body floating on the canal on Sunday afternoon under the bridge by Chaussée de Gand in Molenbeek. Firefighters arrived at 17:45 pm to pick it up.