Police are trying to find a schoolboy who walked away after filming a drunk man drowning in a frozen lake in Moscow.

The Russian boy has been described as cold-hearted after failing to help the man and then posting the footage of the death on the internet.

It is believed the video was filmed on a mobile phone and the boy could be heard saying, "That's it, the man is certainly dead", according to The Daily Mail.

The footage shows the drunk man walking into the lake in the Clean Ponds area of Moscow at the weekend.

He fell in the water and disappeared.

Other people attempted to rescue the man, but it was too late.

"Other onlookers are thought to have been alerted to the accident when a woman was heard screaming that a man was drowning," The Mail said.

"Police recovered the body but have not yet identified the man.

"A post-mortem confirmed that the man had been drinking heavily before he died."

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