James Bennion search: Body found in Albert Dock

James Bennion Mr Bennion disappeared after a night out in Liverpool

A body recovered from a Liverpool dock is that of a man who went missing while on a night out in the city, police have confirmed.

The remains of James Bennion were found in Albert Dock during a police search on Thursday evening.

The 20-year-old, from Wavertree, was last seen in Canning Place in the early hours of Sunday.

Merseyside Police said his family had been notified and a post-mortem examination would take place.

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    18:00: Lloyd Watson BBC News

    That's all from Local Live today. We'll be back with more updates from 08:00 on Sunday. Thanks for all of your "first and worst" record buys on Record Store Day. There's certainly been some eye-opening choices.

    I suppose it's my turn: First - Michael Jackson - Black or White. Worst: Roxette - Almost Unreal.

    Cloud will increase overnight 17:52:

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    First and worst records? 16:29: Lloyd Watson BBC News

    Thanks for all of your first and worst record buys on Record Store Day. There's certainly been some eye-opening choices. Here are some more of your replies:

    Forthaven tweets: @bbcmerseyside first record bought: nirvana bleach on vinyl. Worst: skid row live on casette.

    Colin Welsh tweets: @bbcmerseyside kung fu fighting carl douglas

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    Billy Butler with Chris Maloney
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    First and worst records? 13:39: Lloyd Watson BBC News

    I've been asking for your "first and worst" with it being Record Store Day. You can email me or tweet @BBCMerseyside.

    Sally Kew said on Twitter: @bbcmerseyside Does "Googie the Liverpool Duck" cover both? Got that and Googie Boogie Woogie!!

    Christine Lappine said on Twitter: @bbcmerseyside "I remember you" Frank Highfield 6/8d From Musical Box West Derby Road and the shop is still there!

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    I've been asking for your first and worst records. You can email me or tweet @BBCMerseyside. I think these replies encompass first and worst in the same record.

    Lynn Farram tweets: @bbcmerseyside worzel gummidge sings. (I was 5)

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    Knife attack in Liverpool 11:39: Liverpool Echo

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    Liverpool ahead of schedule? 11:00:

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    Liverpool owner John W Henry

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    Your first and worst 10:08: Lloyd Watson BBC News

    I've been asking what are your first and worst records. Get in touch on email or tweet @BBCMerseyside.

    Trish1878 tweets: @bbcmerseyside I bought a record called Give Me Your Body by The Chippendales. I still have no idea why :/

    -Paul- tweets: @bbcmerseyside Ironically it was a little 7inch in my hand called smooth criminal by M.J. #recordstoreday

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    First and worst records? 09:06: Lloyd Watson BBC News

    It's Record Store Day today. So we want to know your first and worst records please. The first one you bought and the most embarrassing! You can email me or tweet @BBCMerseyside

    How much is too much? 08:44:

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    Good morning 08:00: Lloyd Watson BBC News

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    If you'd like me to feature your comments or pictures, send them to merseyside.locallive@bbc.co.uk or tweet us at @BBCMerseyside.



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