British man Aran Chada found drowned in Italy after saving son

A body thought to be a British man who jumped from a boat to save his son has been found in Italy.

Aran Chada, from Leicestershire, went on holiday to Lake Garda with his partner and two children last month.

He had been missing since disappearing under the water on 22 July, and the local coastguard said a body was found on Tuesday.

It said the family was currently in the UK, but would be returning to Italy to identify the body.

It is thought the holiday was organised to celebrate Mr Chada’s birthday, when he was due to turn 52.

The family had rented a boat when Mr Chada’s son got into trouble off the coast of the resort of Limone.

The coastguard previously told the BBC that Mr Chada’s partner raised the alarm by phoning 112, the European emergency number.

They said Mr Chada “saved his son” but then “disappeared” near the boat.

A witness told local media: “The mother screamed and the father jumped into the water.”

The coastguard said it immediately sent one of its boats, which had…

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