Police recover body of man from river Usk at Newport after reports that someone had fallen into river near Brynglas Tunnels

Police and the SARA search boat at the scene on the river Usk at Newport. Pic by Ieuan Berry

Police and the SARA search boat at the scene on the river Usk at Newport. Pic by Ieuan Berry

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UPDATE: 10.22am
Wednesday 30th July 2014

Gwent Police have confirmed that the body of a 77-year-old man from Newport was recovered from the River Usk.

A police spokeswoman said that there are no suspicious circumstances.

UPDATE: 9.12pm
Tuesday 29th July 2014

EMERGENCY services were called to the River Usk between Newport and Caerleon this evening after reports that someone had fallen into the water near the M4 bridge alongside the Brynglas Tunnels.

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11:12am Wed 30 Jul 14

Newportsucks85 says...

R.I.P ! god bless ! Think its time to start fencing the river near the park... wont b long until its a youngster ...the river is lethal people don't respect it ....
R.I.P ! god bless ! Think its time to start fencing the river near the park... wont b long until its a youngster ...the river is lethal people don't respect it .... Newportsucks85
  • Score: 19

11:39am Wed 30 Jul 14

myopinion1988 says...

rip god bless,
Well done SARA
rip god bless, Well done SARA myopinion1988
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