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Gwent Police: Man's body found on Severn estuary banks

  • 15 June 2013
  • From the section Wales
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A man's body has been discovered on the banks of the Severn estuary in the Newport area, say Gwent Police.

It is understood a member of the public raised the alarm at around 10:20 BST after making the discovery between Redwick and Goldcliffe.

Gwent Police Insp Huw Jones: "We are waiting for the body to be formally identified and it is believed to be a 54-year-old man from the Cwmbran area."

He said the man's family were being supported by trained officers.

Insp Jones added: "The death is not being treated as suspicious and the coroner has been informed."

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