Police have confirmed the body found on a beach in St Andrews yesterday afternoon (Thursday) is that of 18-year-old Kieran McCann.
The first-year St Andrews University student, from California, USA, went missing after a night out with friends and was last seen by friends in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
His body was found on the beach near The Scores.
Police said that a post-mortem examination was still to take place.
However, there are believed to be no suspicious circumstances surrounding his tragic death.