Body found in River Dee identified Date published: 19th June 2019 11.22am

Shortly after 6am on 6 June the body of a man was discovered in the River Dee.

Formal identification has now taken place and we can confirm that it is Colin Purton, aged 78, who went missing from his home in Penyffordd on 22 May.

Next of kin have been informed.

There do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a file will prepared for the coroner.