Four bodies have been recovered from a car in the search for four Shropshire teenagers who went missing in Wales. Jevon Hirst, Harvey Owen, Wilf Henderson, and Hugo Morris failed to return home after reportedly going on a camping trip.

The car they were believed to have been travelling in was discovered by police on Tuesday morning, November 21. A statement issued by North Wales Police on their Facebook page this evening said: "Sadly, we can confirm four bodies have been recovered from a car which appears to have left the road on the A4085 at Garreg, near Tremadog."

Supt Owain Llewelyn said: "At present, this appears to have been a tragic accident, and our thoughts are with the family and friends of the four young men at this very difficult time. This has been an extensive search involving a number of different agencies and volunteers, and this is sadly not the outcome that any of us would have wanted. We would ask that the family be afforded the appropriate privacy and respect."

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Investigations are ongoing to establish the circumstances that led to the car leaving the road, the statement added. The young men haven't been seen since Sunday morning (November 19).

They were believed to be in the Harlech/Porthmadog area for the trip. But the alarm was raised when they didn't come home as planned.

The group were travelling in a silver Ford Fiesta, registration HY14 GVO, which has been located by police. WalesOnline reported locals had spotted a police helicopter searching above Penrhyndeudraeth, as well as the Nantmor and Beddgelert areas. The coastguard helicopter from Caernarfon was also searching the area on Tuesday morning (November 21).