APPEAL: Borex Tatsa's body was found in the Thames three weeks after he disappeared from Hackney, east London
POLICE HAVE released CCTV images of 18-year-old Borex Tatsa whose body was found close to Rotherhithe on February 28, three weeks after he disappeared, in a hope it will jog someone's memory.
The teen, from Hackney, east London, was last captured on CCTV in Southwark, south London, at 1:19am on Sunday, February 7. His rucksack was found nearby, on the same day, in a bin outside pub, The Old Thameside Inn.
His body was discovered on Saturday, February 28.
Borex's death is being treated as unexplained at this stage and officers would like to hear from witnesses and anyone who has information in relation his disappearance.
LAST SEEN: Borex was captured on board a N149
Borex's mother said in a statement: "Borex was a much loved member of our family. He was a quiet person with a lovely smile. If anyone knows anything at all about what happened to him please come forward and tell the police as we are desperate to know what happened to him."
Detective Inspector Ian Fleming, from Hackney's Public Protection unit, added: "The circumstances surrounding the discovery of Borex's body in The River Thames remain unexplained at this stage, with all options remaining open. I would like to appeal to any witnesses or any person who has information in relation to this incident, to come forward and speak to a member of the investigation team."
Anyone who may have seen Borex is asked to contact the investigation team at Hackney CID on 020 7275 3404 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.