Wales

Missing Cardiff teenager is found dead in river

Tributes to Bryn Warren
Image caption Tributes left by the River Taff, where Bryn Warren's body was found

A body discovered in the River Taff in Cardiff is that of a missing teenager, Bryn Warren, South Wales Police have confirmed.

Mr Warren, 19, from Fairwater in the city had been missing since early last Thursday.

The student electrician disappeared on his way home from the city's Metro nightclub after being out with friends.

Officers were called to the city's Fitzhamon embankment on Tuesday evening.

Specialist officers were called to the scene to recover the body from the river.

His family are being supported by police family liaison officers.

Tributes, flowers, photographs and a tartan belt have been left on railings near where he was found.

One note said: "Bryn our son/brother, you will always be part of the family, for the memories both good and bad are cut deep into our heart.

"Sleep peacefully, Dad, Mum, Laura, Glyn."

Another, signed by his sister Laura, said: "Bryn, forever will you be in our hearts. I will always remember you.

"Not a day will go by where I don't remember your face, your smile, your funny little ways and your anecdotes.

'Highly motivated'

"Your friends and family will miss you dearly. You had a lot of love and support. You will always be on their minds and never be a stranger.

"Love you always, your loving sister Laura."

A spokeswoman for Coleg Glan Hafran in Cardiff, where Mr Warren was a student, expressed the college's condolences to his family.

Gary Collins, a tutor at Coleg Glan Hafren said Mr Warren had just successfully completed his level three electrical installation technical certificate.

Mr Collins said: "During his studies Bryn proved himself to be an excellent student, very industrious, highly motivated and committed.

"He was a very polite and personable young gentleman with a very bright future ahead of him."

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