Body found at foot of Pontcysyllte Aqueduct


Staff reporter (Leader Live)

A BODY has been found at the foot of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

Emergency services were called to the aqueduct in Trevor at 5.30pm yesterday.

Local residents reported seeing the police helicopter and an ambulance in the area last night.

The body of a 67-year-old local man was recovered from the river below the aqueduct.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, has been formally identified and his next of kin informed.

North Wales Police said they are not treating the death as suspicious and have referred the matter to HM Coroner for North East Wales, John Gittins.

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