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Man stabbed to death during early hours in Cardiff

Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Cardiff in the early hours of this morning (2 June, 2019).

Officers were called to a lane adjacent to the railway line which links Park Place to Corbett Road at approximately 00:24hrs, following reports that a man had been stabbed.

The man – who has not yet been formally identified – was taken to the university hospital of Wales where he died from his injuries.

Two men, aged 18 and 19, both from Cardiff, have been arrested in connection with the incident and are currently in police custody.

Officers are appealing for information, believing the area to be busy at the time of the incident.

They would like to speak to anybody who may have witnessed the incident, or who may have seen anything suspicious before or after it.

Detective Superintendent Rich Jones, said: “We are aware that there were a number of people in the area at the time, near the Student’s Union in Park Place and on Corbett Road in the vicinity of the Woodville pub, so we are hoping that people will be able to assist our murder investigation. I’m asking for anyone who saw or heard anything that they think could have been relevant to call us.”

Anybody with information should contact South Wales Police via 101 giving reference number *198071.

Alternatively they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.