26 year old David Higgins was kayaking

The body of a missing Irish man has been recovered after the search of a river in Central Ecuador.

26 year old David Higgins from Kerry went missing on Saturday after a group of 5 kayakers became caught in a flash-flood on the River Abanico.

The body of 19 year old Sligo man Alex McGourty was found shortly after the incident.

2 other men were rescued, while the fifth member of the group, British man Adam Vaughen is still missing.