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Body found in search for missing James Corfield – BBC News

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Image caption The search for Mr Corfield( portrait) was conducted on land, sea and from the air

A body has been discovered during the search for a human who went missing from the Royal Welsh Show in Powys.

James Corfield, 19, had not been watched since he left the White Horse pub in Builth Wells in the early hours of last Tuesday morning.

Dyfed-Powys Police confirmed a body was found in Builth Wells on Sunday afternoon.

A force statement said: “The body has not been formally identified at this time.”

It added: “The family have been made aware of the development and are being supported by a family liaison officer.”

Brecon Mountain Rescue Team wrote on social media the team involved in the search for Mr Corfield was “very sad” to hear that a torso had been recovered “from a deep pond in the River Wye at Builth Wells”.

Mr Corfield, a member of Montgomery Young Farmers’ Club, was due to meet his family at the Royal Welsh showground where he had been camping with friends.

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Image caption A collect was held in Montgomery on Saturday to show is supportive of Mr Corfield’s household

Speaking at a press conference, his mother Louise Corfield had said on Thursday the latter are “desperate to know where he is” .

Montgomeryshire AM Russell George said here discovery of a torso was “incredibly sad news”.

“There has been a real sensation of helplessness in the community as people merely want to help in some way, ” he said.

“James and members of their families are well-known locally and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.”

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