Teenage crewman found dead in water

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The body of a teenage crewman has been found in a harbour, police said today.

The 17-year-old was last seen shortly before midnight on Sunday in Newlyn, Cornwall.

The teenager, from the Channel Islands, was a crewman on a boat moored in the town's harbour.

He returned to the harbour on Sunday after a night out but had not been seen since.

Air and sea searches by the police and coastguard had been carried out in the hunt.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesman said the teenager was found in the harbour.

"The body was recovered by police divers," the spokesman said. "Next of kin has been informed."

HM Coastguard and the police helicopter were also involved in the search.