Corpse of music festival reveller Steve Caniço found in Loire river

The body of a man found in the River Loire on Monday in the north-west town of Nantes has been confirmed as being that of Steve Maia Caniço who disappeared after falling into the waters from a quayside techno party after a police charge on revellers during France's national June 21st music festival celebrations, and which prompted a nationwide debate on policing methods.

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A body found in the River Loire is that of a young techno fan who went missing after the Fête de la Musique last month at an island rave in Nantes, western France, that ended in a controversial police raid, the Nantes public prosecutor said Tuesday, reports FRANCE 24.