The family of a missing kayaker have described him as "kind, caring and gentle" following the discovery of a body earlier today.
Gareth Lockyer, 34, was an "adventurous son" who "always watching out for other people and putting others before himself".
He was a keen kayaker, mountain biker and hill walker who had lived with his partner Emma in the Warwick area for the last six years.
He regularly went away to kayak around the UK but had never been in that section of the River Usk before, the statement said.
His family thanked the emergency services involved in the search for him.
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