Police recovered body of a Chinese youth from the River Padma near Mawa Chourasta under Louhajang upazila in Munshiganj district on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Lukan, 35. He was working under the Padma Bridge project. He remained missing after falling from the stair of a lighter crane into the river on Wednesday at about 10pm.
Later, a team of fire service conducted a rescue operation and recovered the body after 17 hours at 4pm on Thursday.
Sub-Assistant Engineer of the Padma Bridge project Masud Parvez confirmed the death.