South East Wales

Llanrumney, Cardiff: Murder arrest after death of man

Cranleigh Rise, Llanrumney, Cardiff
Image caption The man who died was found at an address in Cranleigh Rise, Llanrumney

A murder investigation has been launched in Cardiff after the death of a 24-year-old man.

South Wales Police were called to an address in Cranleigh Rise, Llanrumney, just after 01:00 GMT on Sunday, and he was taken to the University Hospital of Wales, where he died.

A 53-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and has been detained at Cardiff Bay police station.

An incident room has been set up and police are appealing for information.

Image caption Police say they will use their strong community links to understand what led to the death

Det Ch Insp Dorian Lloyd said: "I would like to reassure the community that a full police investigation is currently under way and a 53-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

"We will utilise our extremely strong community links to fully understand the events that led to this tragic death.

"We are appealing to anyone who has any information or who may have witnessed any suspicious activity in the Cranleigh Rise area of Llanrumney to contact South Wales Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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