Missing kayaker found dead after search

A body found off the coast of North Wales by search and rescue teams is that of a missing kayaker from Shropshire.

53-year-old Elizabeth Ashbee from Shrewsbury was last seen at Anglesey on Sunday - her body was found on Tuesday night.

Her kayak was found on earlier on Tuesday after the search by three helicopters, two lifeboats and three coastguard teams.

Paying tribute, Shrewsbury Canoe Club said:

"Elizabeth was a real character within the club and will be missed by many.

"We would like to express our sincerest thanks to the rescue services for all their time and efforts.

"Our thoughts and sympathy are with the family and those involved in this tragic occurrence."