Body found in search for missing soldier in Alps

Simon Daw, from Cardiff, was last seen more than two months ago. Credit: Wales News Service

Police searching for a missing Welsh soldier in the French Alps say a body has been found.

26-year-old Simon Daw from the 1st Batallion the Royal Welsh was last seen out drinking with friends two months ago.

He was on leave from the army at the time, and staying at the ski resort Les Deux Alps.

Police say a man's body was found by walkers near the resort on Thursday evening.