South East Wales

Arrest after heroin death of man in Butetown, Cardiff

A man has been arrested following the death of a man from a suspected drugs overdose in Cardiff.

South Wales Police are investigating after a 28-year-old man died in the Butetown area of the city on Wednesday evening.

A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of administering heroin and has been bailed.

As a precaution, officers are liaising with drug intervention staff to raise awareness among users.

Det Sgt Dave Bancroft said: "We continue with our daily enforcement on the streets of Cardiff and work closely with the harm reduction agencies to encourage individuals to stop consuming drugs, particularly heroin."

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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