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Man’s body discovered in Rhymney river at Machen

POLICE have confirmed that the body of a man has been discovered in the Rhymney river in Machen, South Wales. A large police presence was reported near the Recreation Ground on Monday, April 24th. Gwent Police were called to the scene and have stated that the death is not being treated as suspicious.

According to a spokeswoman for Gwent Police, the report of the discovery was received at around 10:20 am on Monday, April 24th. No further details about the man or the circumstances surrounding his death have been released at this time.

The incident has caused concern among local residents, who have expressed their condolences to the man’s family. The police have asked anyone who may have information regarding the incident to come forward.

The discovery of the man’s body comes at a time when police resources in Wales are already stretched thin due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The incident is a reminder of the importance of taking care when in and around water, especially as summer approaches and more people begin to engage in outdoor activities.