South East Wales

Body of man, 27, found on roadside near Pontllanfraith

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Image caption The man's body was found by a roadside near Pontllanfraith

Gwent Police are appealing for information after a 27-year-old man was found dead on a roadside near Pontllanfraith in Caerphilly county.

The man, from Bristol, was discovered on Penmaen Road early on Sunday.

Officers want anyone in the area between 0200 and 0400 BST, who may have seen something significant, to contact them on 101.

They are examining CCTV footage and conducting house-to-house inquiries and forensic work.

The man's next-of-kin has been informed.

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