Body found in Thames as part of hunt for Islington barrister Gianni Sonvico

Gianni Sonvico

Gianni Sonvico - Credit: Archant

A body has been found in the search for missing Islington barrister Gianni Sonvico.

Police were called to reports of a body in the River Thames at Greenwich Pier at 10am today.

Mr Sonvico’s next of kin have been informed and officers are awaiting the result of a formal identification.

The 23-year-old has been missing since Friday October 25 when he was last seen in the Tower Hill area at around 10.30pm.