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Body found near Brecon and Monmouth canal

THE body of a 35-year-old man has been found near the Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal.

In a statement Gwent Police said: “At approximately 8am on Saturday, (Nov, 9) 2019, Gwent Police received a call from a member of the public, reporting that a body of a man had been found in the canal near to Penybryn Close/Mill Heath, Bettws area.


"On attending the scene, officers confirmed that a 35 year old man from the Bettws area had been found deceased in the area of the canal.

"His family have been informed.

"At this present time, the death is not being treated as suspicious."