Body found on Prestatyn beach identified as missing Foryd male


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North Wales Police have confirmed on social media that the body found on Prestatyn beach on Sunday morning is that of person who when missing during a search of the River Elwy near the Foryd Bridge in Rhyl.

Emergency services including the RNLI Rhyl Lifeboat were called in assist after a witness saw a man enter the water at the River Elwy and then lost sight.  The RNLI inshore lifeboat searched the river until 5:45pm with no luck, returning to the boat house.

A body of a man was found on the beach in Prestatyn on Sunday 19th January, who has been now been named as 35-year-old Dean Jones from the Rhyl area.

His family are being supported by Police Family Liaison Officers and the investigation is ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding his tragic death.

There are no further details available at present.

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