South East Wales

Body found at Pontsticill reservoir in Brecon Beacons

Police say a body has been recovered from the shore of a reservoir in the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Officers were called to the Pontsticill reservoir, which straddles the county borders of Merthyr Tydfil and Powys, at just after 17:00 BST on Thursday.

It is believed to be 62-year-old man from Merthyr Tydfil who had been reported missing earlier on Thursday.

It is understood that a member of the public raised the alarm. South Wales Police are investigating.

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