33-year-old Conor Synnott from Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, disappeared in the early hours of 23 February.
His family began searching for Mr Synnott the next day with the help of the Belgian police.
Mr Synnott's body was found by police later that day close to where he had last been seen, near the Courts of Justice.
Today Belgian police asked the family to identify the body, which had been at the city morgue for the past ten days.
Mr Synnott had been living in Brussels since last August.His family said he had been suffering from depression in recent months.
Source: RTE News.
News story from 3rd of March 2008: Search continues for missing Irishman.