Body recovered from River Usk believed to be missing Newport man Ben Caplan

Ben Caplan was reported missing in December.

Gwent Police say a body recovered from the River Usk at Caerleon yesterday is believed to be that of missing man Ben Caplan.

Mr Caplan, from Newport, was reported missing on December 8.

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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.