Wales

Maesteg murder: Extra time to question 22-year-old man

Thomas Sutton
Image caption Thomas Sutton had a "heart of gold," his mother said

Police have been granted extra time to question a 22-year-old man on suspicion of murder after a double stabbing.

Thomas Sutton, 20, from Caerau, was killed in the incident at about 21:00 BST on Tuesday in Nantyffyllon, near Maesteg.

A teenager, named locally as 17 year-old Kyle Harris, remains critically ill in hospital.

The injured teenager is being treated at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend.

Mr Sutton's mother, Joanne Sutton, 42, said her son had a "heart of gold", adding that the family was "just numb".

South Wales Police said witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact the incident room at Bridgend Police Station on 01656 306099 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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