The body of the missing Inverness man Liam Colgan was found in Hamburg on the Elbe, a charity that helps his family.
The 29-year-old was with his brother Eamonn's stag weekend in the German city when he disappeared on 10 February.
In a statement issued on behalf of his family, the Lucie Blackman Trust said that Liam's driver's license was found in a pocket of the man found in the river.
He also wore the clothes Liam had last seen. [1
Family LBT / Colgan
The formal identification still has to be done.
The trust that helps families of overseas missing people has demanded that Mr. Colgan's family be given "room and privacy to mourn at this difficult time"
Matthew Searle, the charity managing director, said: "In this case, amazing support has been shown, and the search for Liam has been accompanied by thousands of people, both Germans and British, and we want to thank them all for their support
" Our thoughts are, of course, with Liam's family and friends today. "
His disappearance triggered a major search operation in the German city.
Thousands of flyers were distributed in Hamburg during the persecution attempt Liam, a postman and avid musician
Eamonn and his fiancé Susan Dolan postponed their wedding, while the searches were taking place.
Liam's family was preparing to begin their search Expand other German cities and work on a theory that he hurt his head in one case and suffered from amnesia.