Ross Hanlon was missing since Friday
Austrian police have recovered the body of missing Dundalk IT student, Ross Hanlon.
The 21-year-old's body was found in the Danube canal in Vienna yesterday, nearly one week after he had gone missing.
"On behalf of the entire Institute, I would like to extend my deepest sympathies to his family and friends at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with them.”
He continued: "Ross will be missed by all at the Institute and will be remembered as a popular, outgoing and dedicated student.
"We are here to help our students and connect them with resources and support services on campus."
The DkIT President explained that the Institute’s confidential
The 21-year-old was last seen outside Flex nightclub in the Augartenbrucke district of Vienna, early on Friday morning.
Ross, who is a business student in DkIT, traveled to Vienna for a holiday with two friends.
Investigators told TheSun.ie last week that Ross was seen walking down some stairs to the Danube Canal, which is a tributary of the River Danube.
On Facebook Ross's brother, Craig paid tribute to all of the people who helped in the search saying: "I'd like to thank everyone for the support. We are going to bring Ross home and give him what he deserves we all love you so much and we will see you soon stay strong brother."