South East Wales

Ystrad Mynach murder arrest after woman's body found

The address where the woman's body was found

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 75-year-old woman's body was found in Caerphilly county.

Gwent Police responded to a call for help from the ambulance service at an address in Nelson Road, near Ystrad Mynach railway station, at 17:45 BST on Tuesday.

Officers found a woman's body and her death is being treated as suspicious.

A 47-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is receiving hospital treatment for minor injuries.

The woman's family are being supported by specialist officers.

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