North East Wales

Chirk aqueduct body found by police searchers

Chirk Aqueduct and Viaduct Image copyright Google
Image caption Chirk Aqueduct and Viaduct

Police searching for a missing Merseyside man say a body has been found by an aqueduct near Wrexham.

Russell Beck, 51, from Port Sunlight, Wirral, went missing on Tuesday.

North Wales Police were called to an area near the Chirk Aqueduct at about 20:50 BST on Wednesday evening, where the body of a man was recovered.

The death is not being treated as suspicious. The coroner has been informed while formal identification takes place.