South East Wales

Man who died after River Usk rescue in Abergavenny named

Stone bridge across the Usk, Abergavenny Image copyright Geograph/ Jaggery

A man who died after being rescued from a river in Monmouthshire has been named.

John Sullivan, 66, of Abergavenny, was pulled from the River Usk, near the town's Llanfoist Bridge, on Monday morning, but was pronounced dead at the scene.

Fire crews from Abergavenny and Blaenavon were involved in the search.

Inquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding his death.

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