Man's body found in river

By Lucy Todman | Mid Wales | News | Published:

A man's body has been found in the River Dee near the Shropshire/Welsh border.

Emergency services were called to the river near Acrefair on Saturday night.

Police closed the A483 between Halton Roundabout and Ruabon while investigations were made into the death.

A police spokesman said: "We received a report from the ambulance service at 8.46pm that the body of a man had been found in the river.

"The death is not believed to be suspicious."

Lucy Todman

By Lucy Todman

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star and Shrewsbury Chronicle based in Shrewsbury.

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