Man's body found on road in Welsh town amid large emergency response

By David Powell & Anna Lewis

A man has been found dead in a Welsh town tonight.

North Wales Police said a man's body was found on a road in the north Wales town of Flint on Saturday evening.

The force said: "Sadly, we can confirm that earlier this evening (Saturday, September 11th) the body of a man was found on Chester Road in Flint.

"A police presence remains at the scene on Chester Road in Flint whilst enquiries continue.

"We are not yet in a position to release further details."

Chief Inspector Jon Aspinall, of North Wales Police, said: “At present, the death is being treated as unexplained and the Coroner for North East Wales has been informed.”

A police cordon remains in the area as investigations continue.

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