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Police investigate murder of 48-year-old man in Cardiff

Credit: South Wales Police

Police in Cardiff are investigating the murder of a 48-year-old man from the Grangetown area of the city. The family of the victim have been made aware and are being supported by specially trained officers.

Emergency services responded to reports of an incident in the Heol-Y-Berllan and Heol Trelai area of Caerau shortly before 11.30pm on Sunday night (April 7)

Three women have been arrested on suspicion of murder, a 28-year-old woman from Ely, a 43-year-old woman from Caerau and a 43-year-old woman from Worcestershire remain in custody.

Police cordons remain in place while enquiries continue.

Detective Superintendent Darren George of the forces Major Crime Team said:

“A murder investigation has begun, although arrests have been made the investigation remains in its very early stages, this is an appeal to witnesses who would have been in the Heol y Berllan and Heol Trelai area of Caerau between 11.00pm and midnight last night to come forward with information no matter how insignificant they may feel it is.  There will also be an increased police presence in the area over the coming days as officers conduct their enquiries.”

South Wales Police is appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information or video footage to make contact quoting ref: 2400112146.

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