Rye Hunt: Tests confirm body found on Rio beach is missing Australian man

Police in Brazil have confirmed the body of a man found washed up on a beach is missing Australian man Rye Hunt.

They recovered the remains of a man on a beach 25 kilometres from Rio on Thursday.

The 25-year-old disappeared after leaving his friend at Rio de Janeiro Airport on May 21.

More to come.

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