Police given more time for Swansea murder questioning

David Williams
Image caption David Williams was sleeping on the streets of Swansea

Detectives investigating the murder of a homeless man in the centre of Swansea have been granted more time to question two men, aged 33 and 37, under arrest.

Officers have also arrested a third man, aged 30, in connection with the death of David Williams, 26.

Mr Williams was discovered near the Iceland store in St David's Square at 0400 GMT on Friday.

Police are continuing to examine CCTV and to trace and interview his friends.

The first two men arrested appeared at Neath magistrates court on Saturday where officers were granted an additional 36 hours to detain them for questioning.

Magistrates granted police a similar amoung of time to detain the third man for questioning earlier on Sunday.

Witness appeal

Police said it has been established that Mr Williams was last seen at about 0130 GMT on Friday near the YMCA in St Helens Road in Swansea city centre.

They are appealing for witnesses to come forward who can help establish his movements on Thursday night up until when his body was found early on Friday morning

Police have said Mr Williams' death is being treated as murder.

A post mortem examination has been carried out although details have not yet been released.

Anyone with information can contact the incident room at Cockett police station on 01792 562732 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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