A MAN from Colwyn Bay has sadly been found dead in Bodelwyddan by police after being reported as missing last week.

Mark Pullin, aged 42, had not been seen since leaving Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, Bodelwyddan at roughly 1.30am on Monday, January 3.

A North Wales Police statement today (January 13) read: “Following our appeal regarding the whereabouts of 42-year-old Mark Pullin from Colwyn Bay, detectives and search teams sadly recently found him deceased in the Bodelwyddan area.

“The circumstances are not currently believed to be suspicious, and the local coroner’s office has been informed.”

Mr Pullin’s family said in a tribute: “Mark’s unexpected and tragic death has caused his family considerable distress.

“As a family, his daughter, mother, father, brother and uncle are trying to understand what happened, as are the mother of his child, and his step-father.

“We are grateful for all the sympathy and support, but ask that we are left to grieve in peace.”