Police searching for missing walker find body


Police searching for a missing walker in North Wales have found a body.

North Wales Police had previously issued an appeal to help find the man, known only as Daniel.

Officers from the force and colleagues in the Mountain Rescue Team had been involved in the search.

In an update, police said the body of a man had been discovered on Monday night in the Carneddau area of Eryri (Snowdonia).

Formal identification has not yet taken place but police say Daniel’s family have been informed and are being kept up to date.

North Wales Police have thanked their partner agencies, volunteers and members of the public who helped with the search.

In its initial appeal, North Wales Police said Daniel was last seen on Sunday.

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The force said it believed Daniel went walking “somewhere in the area of Tryfan, Tregarth or Llanberis”.

The vehicle he was driving was found in nearby Bethesda, police later confirmed.

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A spokesperson for North Wales Police said: “Officers and the Mountain Rescue Team colleagues searching for missing walker Daniel have sadly discovered the body of a man last night in the Carneddau area.”

Police say their enquiries are ongoing.

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