Body found in search for missing rugby player Brooke Morris

16 October 2019, 16:54

Brooke Morris has been missing since Saturday
Brooke Morris has been missing since Saturday. Picture: PA

By Maddie Goodfellow

Police searching for missing Welsh Rugby player Brooke Morris have confirmed a body has been found in the River Taff.

Officers carrying out searches of rivers and waterways near Trelewis, in Merthyr Tydfil, have found a body following the 22-year-old's disappearance on Saturday.

Ms Morris was last seen at about 2:30am after a friend gave her a lift home from Merthyr Tydfil town centre, however police believe she never made it inside her house.

A South Wales Police statement said: "Formal identification has not yet taken place, but Brooke's family have been informed and continue to be supported by officers."

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