Missing pensioner’s family informed after man’s body found on Porthcawl beach

The family of a missing pensioner have been informed after a man’s body was found on the beach at Porthcawl .

A South Wales Police spokesman said officers had contacted the family of 74-year-old Eddie Wise after a body was discovered in the Merthyr Mawr sand dunes area of Newton Beach at 5.18pm on Friday.

A police spokesman said: “Recovery has taken place and inquiries are ongoing to identify the body.

“Officers have informed the family of 74-year-old Eddie Wise who has been missing from Chepstow since July 18.”

A blue Nissan Note belonging to Mr Wise, a keen walker, was discovered by police officers parked near a landmark known locally as the dipping bridge in Merthyr Mawr a fortnight after he was reported missing.

Article source: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/missing-pensioners-family-informed-after-11899424