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Thursday, 6 December, 2001, 07:06 GMT
CCTV scoured for fire body clues
Britannia Bridge
Film from Britannia Bridge will be examined
Detectives are to study closed circuit television pictures for clues about the last movements of a man found dead at the foot of the Britannia Bridge on Anglesey, north Wales.

Officers investigating the death of 90-year-old widow Mabel Leyshon 11 days ago say there are no apparent links between the incidents.

But officers are closely looking at the incidents because both deaths occurred within half a mile of each other.
Mabel Leyshon
Mabel Leyshon : 'Frenzied attack'

Detectives have carried out a search at the home of 37-year-old David Glyn Griffiths, who was discovered on Tuesday on the banks of the Menai Strait.

A post mortem examination revealed Mr Griffiths died from smoke inhalation and multiple injuries.

Police are currently looking at the possibility that he may have been on fire when he fell to his death from the bridge.

It is believed Mr Griffiths was experiencing personal problems in the period before his death.

Officers have visited the dead man's home in Gaerwen, three miles from Llanfairpwll, to search for clues.

It is understood that DNA samples have been taken from both his and Mrs Leyshon's houses to try to establish whether there is a link or if the incidents were just tragic coincidences.

Forensic officers enter Mrs Leyshon's bungalow
Forensic officers enter Mrs Leyshon's bungalow
Officers will be looking at traffic cameras on the bridge - where pedestrians are prohibited - to see whether they show pictures of Mr Griffiths.

Murder inquiry detectives are now examining Mr Griffiths' movements in the days before Mrs Leyshon was murdered.

Officers say there is no evidence as yet to connect the two incidents.

Last weekend, officers questioned pedestrians and motorists in the area of Mrs Leyshon's home at Lon Pant last Sunday in a bid to jog people's memories.

They are also looking for the driver of a light-coloured - possibly blue - van which was seen parked in Ms Leyshon's driveway in the days before her death.

Anyone with information should contact North Wales Police on 01286 684868.

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