Brooke Morris: Body found in search for missing Merthyr woman


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Nelson RFC

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Brooke Morris played rugby for Nelson RFC

A body has been found in the search for 22-year-old Brooke Morris, police have confirmed.

Ms Morris, from Trelewis, Merthyr Tydfil, disappeared after being given a lift home from the town centre in the early hours of Saturday.

Police officers carrying out searches of rivers and waterways near the town have located the body of a woman in a stretch of the River Taff.

Formal identification has not taken place but her family has been informed.

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Volunteers had gathered at Treharris rugby club to help with the search for Ms Morris

Ms Morris was last seen at about 02:30 BST on Saturday after a night out, wearing a long-sleeved red top and jeans.

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South Wales Police believe the rugby player did not go inside her house and instead went down a lane that leads towards a bridge that goes into Treharris.

Hundreds of people from the area, some on scrambler bikes or with dogs, had joined the search, co-ordinated from Treharris Phoenix RFC.

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Brooke Morris was last seen in the early hours of Saturday


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