South East Wales

Police appeal after man's body found in Maesteg river

Brian Stacy Hayes Image copyright South Wales Police/BBC

A man's body has been found in a river in Bridgend county borough, prompting a police appeal.

Brian Stacy Hayes, of Nantyffyllon, Maesteg, was found dead in the River Llynfi on Monday.

Mr Hayes, known as Stacy to family and friends, had been reported missing from his home the day before.

South Wales Police said officers were trying to piece together his movements before he was found, but his death is not believed to be suspicious.

The last confirmed sighting of Mr Hayes was about 11:00 GMT on 12 February.