South West Wales

Body found in search for Swansea river bridge jumper

Rescuers searching for a man seen jumping into a river near central Swansea have recovered a body.

Onlookers reported seeing him jump into the River Tawe from the Quay Parade bridge at 1850 BST on Monday.

The fire service, police and coastguard joined forces in a rescue operation which was resumed on Tuesday.

South Wales Police said the body had not yet been formally identified but they were not treating the death as suspicious.

A report would be prepared for the city coroner, said a spokesman.

Officers have appealed for anyone in the vicinity at the time, or anyone who can offer further information, to contact them on 01792 45699 or 101.

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