Police are investigating following the discovery of a man's body at a ford in the Towy Valley yesterday (Saturday).

The dead man, said to be in his 50s, was found at 8am near Farmers, Llanwrda.

A Dyfed-Powys Police spokesperson said: “At approximately 8am this morning, police were called to a ford in the Farmers, Llanwrda area.

"A white van was in the ford and tragically the body of a man in his fifties was discovered at the location.

"Specialist assets from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene to carry out recovery.

“Dyfed-Powys Police are investigating, and the next of kin have been informed, they are being supported by specialist officers.

“Police are not treating this tragic incident as suspicious and are not appealing for witnesses.”