Service of celebration held in memory of Montgomery teenager James Corfield

A service has taken place to celebrate the life of a Montgomery teenager whose body was found in Builth Wells last month.

James Corfield, 19, was reported missing after failing to meet his family at the Royal Welsh Show, where he had been camping with friends.

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Family of missing 19-year-old say they are 'desperate for news'

James was last seen at the White Horse pub in Builth Wells, at around midnight on Monday. Credit: Dyfed Powys Police

Police are still searching for missing 19-year-old James Corfield, from Montgomery, who went missing at the Royal Welsh Show.

James was last seen at the White Horse pub in Builth Wells, at around midnight on Monday.

His family say they are beside themselves and are "desperate for news."

He was in Builth Wells for the Royal Welsh Show and was camping with friends. We are desperate as a family for any small piece of information that anyone may have regarding his whereabouts.

We are beside ourselves as a family and are desperate for news. We are incredibly grateful for the volunteers who are helping to search for him.

We are asking people to look at James' pictures and try to remember where they have seen him. He was last seen wearing a royal blue Abercrombie polo shirt with a white logo, dark blue jeans and light brown deck shoes.

We love you James, please come back safe.

– Gill Corfield, James’ aunt
From L-R: John Davies RWS Chair, Superintendent Huw Meredith, James's aunt, Gill Corfield and James's uncle, David Corfield Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

The police have thanked the public for their help and have asked locals to check their gardens, sheds and any outbuildings for signs of James.

James was reported missing yesterday afternoon after he didn’t turn up to meet his family at the Royal Welsh Show. We know that James was last seen at around midnight on Monday the 24th of July, at the White Horse public house.

We have now been searching for James for over 24 hours and are growing increasingly concerned.

I would like to reassure the public that Police Officers are following all possible lines of enquiry and are being assisted by specialist search teams around Builth Wells, today.

Updates on the investigation will be released on official police accounts.

– Superintendent Huw Meredith, Dyfed Powys Police

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