Posted: Sun 14th Aug 2022

Body of a man recovered after incident at the river at Pontcysyllte for people living in or visiting the wrexham area

Police have said sadly the body of a man was recovered following a large emergency service response to the Dee river at Pontcysyllte.

The statement from North Wales Police said, “Officers attended a concern for safety incident at the river at Pontcysyllte on Saturday afternoon, alongside colleagues from NPAS, North Wales Fire & Rescue Service, North East Wales Search and Rescue and Welsh Ambulance Services Trust.”

“Sadly, the body of a man was recovered.

“His family are currently being supported by officers, and enquiries are ongoing, on behalf of HM Coroner.”

North East Wales Search and Rescue and Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation also assisted emergency services yesterday.

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