A body has been found in the River Severn in Newtown.

Dyfed-Powys Police said the discovery was made yesterday (Wednesday, April 20) early in the afternoon.

The body has not yet been formally identified but it comes after a man was reported missing in the area last week.

A police spokesperson said:

“Dyfed-Powys Police can confirm that a body was found in the River Severn near Newtown early on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 20th 2022.

“The body has not been formally identified as yet, however the family of a man, who had been reported missing in the Newtown area, are aware and are being supported by officers.”