Man, 19, found dead in Shropshire border village

A 19-year-old man has been found dead in a village near the Shropshire/Wales border.

Police made the discovery at Bont Bell, Glyn Ceiriog, near Chirk, at around 7.30am on Wednesday.

Nearby roads were temporarily cordoned off.

No further information about cause of death has been released but it is not being treated as suspicious.

A spokesman for North Wales Police said: "We were called to an incident at 7.30am this morning at Bont Bell, Glyn Ceiriog.

"Officers attended with colleagues from WAST [Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust]. Sadly, the body of a 19-year-old man was recovered.

"The circumstances are not thought to be suspicious, and the Coroner’s Office has been informed."

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