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Search for Missing Irish Ferries Crew Member Leads to Body Found

8th October 2020
The body of a man was found on the shore near Ynys Y Fydlyn in Anglesey on Wednesday. Above a UK Coastguard helicopter involved in the search off north Wales. The body of a man was found on the shore near Ynys Y Fydlyn in Anglesey on Wednesday. Above a UK Coastguard helicopter involved in the search off north Wales. Credit: NorthWalesLive-twitter

In the search for a missing Irish Ferries crew member a body of a man has been discovered.

North Wales Police have confirmed that the discovery was made on the shore near Ynys Y Fydlyn in Anglesey on Wednesday morning.

Formal identification is yet to take place, but the family of the missing ferry crew member have been informed.

A police spokesman said: "Shortly after 11am today North Wales Police were contacted by a member of the public reporting the discovery of a body on the shore, near to Ynys Y Fydlyn, Anglesey.

"Police officers, supported by partner agencies, attended the scene and confirmed that the body was that of a deceased male.

Further coverage avaialble from NorthWalesLive here. 

Published in Irish Ferries, Ferry
Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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