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Body found in River Usk identified as missing Ben Caplan

The body of a man recovered from the River Usk in Newport on Thursday has been formally identified as 30-year-old Ben Caplan, who had been missing since December.

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Body recovered from River Usk

The body was taken from the water at around 5pm

A body has been recovered from the River Usk in Caerleon.

Gwent Police confirmed they assisted the Severn Area Rescue Association lifeboat in the operation, after a call from a member of the public.

The body was recovered from the water at around 5pm.

Identification is yet to take place.

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