Rugby fan's body identified

South Wales Police says the body found in the River Ely on Tuesday is that of missing Haverfordwest man Ben Thompson. The 34-year-old went missing in February after going to a Six Nations game in the capital.

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Missing Ben Thompson: what we know

  • Ben Thompson is 34 and lives with his wife in Haverfordwest
  • He was at the Wales v Ireland game on Saturday at the Millennium Stadium in a hospitality box
  • He socialised in Cardiff city centre after the game with colleagues
  • A colleague last saw him at around 6.40pm on Trinity Street in the city centre
  • He was last seen on CCTV at 7.07pm at the junction of Wellington Street and Leckwith Road, in Canton
  • There was an unconfirmed sighting of someone matching his description entering Lawrenny Avenue, Leckwith, later
  • He was last seen wearing a distinctive blue and white striped shirt, blue denim jeans and brown leather lace-up boots

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