An investigation is underway after a body was found on a Welsh beach. A member of the public made the discovery on Monday afternoon at a beach in Llansantffraid, near the village of Llanon in Ceredigion.

Police were at the scene on Monday but have thus far not confirmed the age or gender of the deceased.

However, enquiries are now ongoing to identify the body and establish a cause of death.

A spokesman for Dyfed-Powys Police said: “We were called by a member of public who had found a body on Llansantffraid Beach, Llannon, Ceredigion, at around 1.20pm on Monday, January 25.

“Anyone who has information is asked to contact DS 481 at Ceredigion CID, quoting reference DPP/0070/25/01/2021/01/U. This can be done either online, by e-mailing [email protected], or by calling 101.”