South East Wales

Body found in search for missing Merthyr Tydfil man

Police car and Thomas Williams, 68 Image copyright BBC/family photo

A body has been found following a search for a missing 68-year-old man from Merthyr Tydfil.

Thomas Williams went missing after leaving the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, in Rhondda Cynon Taff, at about 15:40 GMT on Wednesday.

South Wales Police said the body was found on Saturday near the area Mr Williams was last seen.

Formal identification is yet to take place but police said his family has been informed.