South East Wales

Newport murder charge: Two accused over Barry Thomas death

Two men have been charged with murder after another man died in hospital following an assault in Newport.

Barry Thomas, 45, from the Bettws area, was knocked unconscious on Methuen Road at about 20:35 BST on Sunday.

Two men aged 19 and 46 from the Newport area are due to appear at Caerphilly Magistrates Court on Friday.

Det Supt Paul Griffiths asked anyone around the area at the time who may have information to call Gwent Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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