VELANKANNI: Gerald Julius (20), hailing from Elavur in Ernakulam, was washed away, while bathing in the sea here on Saturday. His body was found washed ashore in Keezhayur limits near Thalainayar on Sunday. He had arrived here with his friends on Saturday. He went missing in the water on Saturday evening. His body was brought to Nagapattinam Government Hospital for post-mortem on Monday. A case was registered at the Keezhayur Marine police station.