Missing Newport man found dead

Gwent Police confirm they have found the body of missing Newport biochemist David Hampton.

Dr Hampton, 64, worked at the Royal Gwent Hospital.

He disappeared on the evening of May 23 after telling his family he was going to a local shop.

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Family and friends search for missing Newport man David Hampton

A search party in the Goldcliff area of Newport Credit: ITV News/Mike Griffiths

Friends and family of missing Newport man Dr David Hampton have been searching for him on outskirts of the city this morning.

Dr Hampton, 64, who is a biochemist at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport has been missing since Thursday.

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