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Body found in search for missing man

Gwent Police confirm identity of Gareth Morris whose body was found yesterday

Police have confirmed that a body found in New Tredegar on Saturday is that of missing Garteh Morris.

The 37 year-old was reported missing on Friday.

Yesterday, a body of a man was found near to New Tredegar Industrial Estate, New Tredegar.

A stement from Grent police said:

"We can confirm, formal identification has taken place and the man has been identified as 37 year old Gareth Morris from the Blackwood area, who was reported as missing to Gwent Police on Friday 8th November 2019.

"His family have been informed and our thoughts are with the family and friends of Garth Morris at this difficult time.

"At this moment in time, officers are not treating the death as suspicious.

"We’d like to thank the public for all their help in continuing to share our appeals for information."

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