North West Wales

Bwlch y Rhiwgyr walkers find man's body above Barmouth

The hillside below Bwlch y Rhiwgyr. Photo: Copyright Eric Jones and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence
Image caption The man's body was found on a path leading to Bwlch y Rhiwgyr, above Barmouth

The body of a man has been discovered in the hills above Barmouth in Gwynedd.

North Wales Police said the man was found at about 14:00 GMT on Friday by two walkers on a path up to Bwlch y Rhiwgyr.

The body was recovered by members of the South Snowdonia Mountain Rescue Team, a spokesman said.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

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