Body found in search for missing jogger David Skeen

Discovery comes after rescue teams spend four days scouring the countryside near where man was last seen

Charlotte England
Saturday 07 January 2017 23:04
David Skeen, 51, went missing during a run
David Skeen, 51, went missing during a run

Rescue teams have found a body in their search for missing jogger David Skeen, police said on Saturday.

The 51-year-old was last seen leaving his home in the Welsh town of Talgarth to go for a run at 9am on Tuesday.

A team of about 50 people, including mountain rescue specialists, firefighters, and police spent four days searching for Mr Skeen on foot and using a drone.

Mr Skeen had recently moved to the Powys area from Bristol. Dyfed-Powys Police said the body has not yet been formally identified.

“But family [of Mr Skeen] have been made aware of the development,” a spokesman said on social media.

Former colleagues of Mr Skeen, who had worked for South Western Ambulance Service, had volunteered to help Longtown Mountain Rescue Team and Brecon Mountain Rescue Team search the Talgarth area on Saturday.

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