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Body found in search for man who went missing near aqueduct

A body has been found in the search for a man who went missing near an aqueduct last week.

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Specialist teams had been brought in to help find the man who disappeared following an incident at Pontcysyllte Aqueduct near Llangollen last Thursday.

North Wales Police said that just before 3.15pm on Tuesday, officers were alerted to a report of a body in the water at Ty Mawr Country Park, Cefn Mawr.

Chief Inspector Stephen Roberts said: “Formal identification is yet to take place, but the man’s family has been informed. Our thoughts remain with them at this extremely difficult time.

“Thank you to the local community and partner agencies who have assisted with searches over recent days.”

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