South East Wales

'Unexplained' death of man found in Newport street

Godfrey Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The man's body was found near the civic centre

The cause of death of a man whose body was found in a Newport street is being investigated by police.

The 39-year-old man was found on Godfrey Road near Newport Civic Centre on Sunday at around 17:40 GMT.

He was taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital in the city where he was pronounced dead.

Gwent Police said they were treating the death as unexplained and asked for anyone with information to contact them on 101.

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