Corpse lay in Llanelli pub's loo for hours
A LLANELLI pub was closed yesterday morning after a body was found in a toilet cubicle.
Police are investigating after the body of a 58-year-old man was discovered in Wetherspoon's York Palace in Stepney Street, at around 7am.
A manager made the find while checking the toilets, and the pub remained closed until 11am.
Wetherspooon's spokesman Eddie Gershon said: "The manager has handed over CCTV tapes to the police and has liaised with police.
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"Wetherspoon is unsure why the body was not discovered at closing time and is carrying out an internal investigation.
"We send our condolences to the family and friends of the man."
A Dyfed-Powys Police spokeswoman said officers attended the pub at 6.56am following a report that there was a body in one of the toilet cubicles.
"The body is that of a 58-year-old local man," she added.
"Police have notified HM Coroner.
"But there are no apparent suspicious circumstances and next of kin have been informed."