A WORKER was found dead at the Forestry Centre, in Cwmfelinfach, earlier this week.

A spokeswoman for Gwent Police said: "At approximately 3.25pm on Tuesday, August 15, we were called to the Forestry Centre, in Pont Lawrence Rees Lane, Cwmfelinfach.

"A 24-year-old man, working at that location, was found deceased at the scene.

"A joint investigation has been launched by Gwent Police and the Health and Safety Executive who are trying to establish the full facts concerning this incident. Enquiries are ongoing."

A spokesman for the Welsh Ambulance said:"We were called at approximately 3pm on Tuesday, August 15 to an incident in woods near Cwmfelinfach.

"We sent a crew in an emergency ambulance and a paramedic in a rapid response car to the scene."