Tributes paid to Neath soldier

Kent Police have confirmed a body found in the river off Rochester Pier is that of Neath soldier Josh Thomas. The 18-year-old was stationed at barracks nearby.

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Missing Neath soldier: Police appeal to cyclists

18 year-old Josh Thomas disappeared in Rochester on Wednesday 10 April and police are growing increasingly concerned about his whereabouts. Credit: Family photograph

Officers investigating the disappearance of Neath soldier Josh Thomas have released images of cyclists they are urging to come forward to help with the enquiry.

The two males are seen riding along Corporation Street in Rochester minutes after Josh had been seen just after 1am.

two males seen riding push bikes along Corporation Street, Strood-bound, minutes after Josh had been seen in that area just after 1am. Credit: Kent Police

Kent Police say further CCTV footage shows a white lorry with the word ‘Sunlight’ emblazoned across the side, which is seen to drive along the street just minutes after Josh was last sighted.

Josh is based at Brompton Barracks in Chatham and was on a night out with friends when he went missing

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