Brooke Morris: Body found in search for missing rugby player

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Brooke MorrisImage copyrightNelson RFC
Image caption 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.

South Wales Police said her family was being supported by specialist officers.