Man’s body found in River Rheidol

policestationA MAN’S body has been found in the River Rheidol in Aberystwyth.

An alarm was raised around 1:45pm on Friday (10th May) alerting emergency services to the presence of a body and police, paramedics and a lifeboat crew attended the scene.

At approximately 3:15pm, according to an eyewitness report, sections of the river around the police station were cordoned off with tape and police forces were in the river recovering the body.

A spokeswoman for Dyfed Powys Police confirmed the body and said “Enquiries are being made to identify the male.”

The force is treating the death as unexplained at this time.