Marius Aionesi hadn’t been seen since Saturday, 27 March (credit: Met Police)
Marius Aionesi, from Canning Town hadn’t been seen since 6pm on Saturday, 27 March.
He was reported missing the following day.
The body was discovered during the investigation yesterday afternoon by divers searching in the Royal Docks, near to where he was last seen.
While formal identification is yet to take place, detectives are confident it is that of Marius and his family have been informed.
A post-mortem examination will take place in due course.
Detective Sergeant David Doig, said: “This is clearly not the outcome any of us would have wanted. Our thoughts are with Marius’ family and friends as they come to terms with this loss.
“I would like to thank all those in the local community who shared our appeal for information, your support was greatly appreciated.”
There is no evidence, at this stage, of third party involvement. Marius’ death is being treated as non-suspicious but unexplained.
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