South East Wales

Body found in River Ely, Cardiff, in search for missing man

Omair Abbas Image copyright South Wales Police

A body of a man has been found in a Cardiff river.

South Wales Police said formal identification had not yet taken place, but the family of missing Cardiff man Omair Abbas, who was last seen on 31 March, have been informed.

Officers have been searching for Mr Abbas, 18, since he was reported missing.

The body was found in the River Ely, close to Cardiff Bay.