Bodies recovered from sea formally identified.


North Wales Police can now formally identify the two men found on the beach at Malltraeth, Anglesey on Friday 9th February as 37 year old Richard Adam Hollis and Nathan Jordan Orritt aged 18 both of whom are from the Lancashire area.

Police were called at 11.43am on Friday 9th February and with the assistance of HM Coastguards they were able to recover the bodies brought ashore at Malltareth.    Next of kin have been informed.

Det Inspector Gerwyn Thomas at Caernarfon CID who is leading the investigation said ‘Following post mortem examinations yesterday I can report there is nothing to suggest their deaths are suspicious and the full facts will be reported to HM Coroner.   I can also confirm the foot discovered on Felinheli beach on 8th February is from one of the men.    We have kept the men’s families updated and our thoughts are very much with them.  We hope their privacy can be respected at this very difficult time.’