Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was found dead after falling into a river.

The man fell into the river at Ystradgynlais at around 10am today.

He was found further along the river at Trebanos.

A spokesman for Dyfed-Powys Police said: "We are appealing for witnesses following the death of a man in Ystradgynlais.

"At around 10am Sunday morning (16 January 2020), a man aged in his 60s was seen entering the River Tawe near Gorsedd Park.

"He was rescued from the water near Trebanos Rugby Club, but despite the best efforts of paramedics, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin and HM Coroner have been informed.

"His death is not being treated as suspicious, or linked to the adverse weather.

"Our thanks go out to all who assisted in the response to this tragic incident, in very difficult weather conditions.

"Anyone with information is urged to contact police in Ystradgynlais online: http://bit.ly/dppReportOnline, by email: contactcentre@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101. If you are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908. Use reference: DP-20200216-217"