The body of the missing college student was found in Bay of Bengal on the Saturday one kilometer off the coast of Kuakata in Patuakhali.
Plaban Ahmed, a higher secondary student of Hossain Shaheed Sohrawardy College in Magura, went missing while bathing at Kuakata beach on Friday noon.
Kuakata tourist police assistant police superintendent Mir Fasiur Rahman said the body of Plaban was caught in the net of a fisherman Nuruzzman on Saturday morning.
The body would be sent to Patuakhali Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Plaban came to Kuakata on a trip along with friend Newaz after completing the higher secondary certificate examination.