Body of teenager who went missing during swim at Scarborough found

The body of the 16-year-old boy who went missing from Scarborough beach on Monday night has been found.

Matiyas Bekuretsion went for a swim with three of his friends at the popular beach when the group began to struggle in the water.

Three of the group made it to shore, assisted by a good samaritan who went to their aide, however Matiyas was not seen again.

Matiyas Bekuretsion went missing while swimming at Scarborough beach on Monday evening.

Matiyas Bekuretsion went missing while swimming at Scarborough beach on Monday evening.

Police confirmed on Friday evening his remains had been found at Trigg beach.

Described as kind, relatives said Matiyas has aspirations to become an engineer or doctor. He had recently moved to Perth from Ethiopia.

During the search his uncle, pastor Tesfaye Mebratu Gebremariam said Matiyas moved to Australia two years ago in search of a better life and had fallen in love with his new home.

"Matiyas had very strong faith and we will keep praying for him," he said.

"He was a very gifted boy, he never went out ... he spent most of his time at school or at home with his family."

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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