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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Search for missing Ben Thompson continues for sixth day

A police search team travels by boat Credit: Richard Morgan/ITV News

Police have been searching the River Ely and the surrounding area as the hunt for missing rugby fan Ben Thompson enters its sixth day.

The 34 year old was last seen on CCTV cameras in the Leckwith area of Cardiff, shortly after 7pm last Saturday.

Ben, from Haverfordwest, had been in Cardiff for the Wales v Ireland rugby international.

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