Body of man, 35, found in canal in Newport

The body of a man has been found in a canal, police said.

Gwent Police received a call from a member of the public at about 08:00 GMT on Saturday, reporting seeing a body near to Penybryn Close and Mill Heath, Bettws, Newport.

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Officers said a 35-year-old man from Bettws was confirmed dead at the scene and his family had been informed.

The force said it was not treating the death as suspicious.

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