Specialist water kit used in search for Ben Thompson

Search teams have been surveying the River Ely again today.

Police searching for missing Haverfordwest man Ben Thompson have focused towards the mouth of the River Ely in Cardiff today, using specialist sonar equipment.

Search teams have examined the stretch of river between Leckwith Hill bridge and the mouth of the River Ely, near Cardiff Bay Yacht Club.

The 34-year-old has now been missing for 12 days, since he socialised with friends after watching Wales play in the Six Nations at the Millennium Stadium.

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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.