Shropshire Star

Body discovered close to Pontcysyllte Aqueduct world heritage site

Emergency services were called out after a body was found at the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct close to the Shropshire/north Wales border.

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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

The tragedy unfolded on Thursday afternoon when the discovery was made at the World Heritage Status aqueduct with carries the Llangollen Canal over the River Dee.

A spokesperson for North Wales Police said: "Sadly, we received a report of a body being found at Pontcysyllte Aqueduct shortly after 3.30pm on Thursday.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious and the family and the coroner's office have been informed."

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