NEWS: Body identified as missing Weymouth teenager


A body found in Weymouth Harbour last month has been officially identified as that of missing Dorchester teenager Louis Harris.

His body was discovered in the sea close to the ferry terminal on the morning of Tuesday 15 March 2016.

Officers attended with support from the RNLI coastguard and police cordoned off the area while they carried out their duties.

Although formal identification had not taken place, Louis’ family were informed and the coroner was notified. 

Dorset Police can now update that the body has been identified as that of Louis Harris, 18. His death is not being treated as suspicious.

His family have been informed.



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