Man’s body found in Connah’s Quay

Supt Mark Pierce said: “At approximately 11.30am today, Tuesday 7th November, North Wales Police were called to a report that the body of a man had been found at an address in Connah’s Quay.

The man has been formally identified as local AM Carl Sargeant. His next of kin have been informed and police are supporting the family.

North Wales Police are not treating his death as suspicious and the matter has been referred to HM Coroner.

The family request that their privacy is respected at this sad time.”