Porthcawl murder investigation

Police have launched a murder investigation after the death of a 52-year-old man in Porthcawl. A 23 year-old man's been arrested after an incident in Nottage in the early hours yesterday.

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Family tribute to Paul Trevelyan from Porthcawl

Paul Trevelyan was 'gentle, kind and thoughtful', his family said Credit: Family / South Wales Police

The family of Paul Trevelyan, who was found dead at his Nottage home on Sunday, has released the following tribute:

“Paul was a loving husband and a dearly loved father, son, brother, brother-in-law, nephew, uncle and son-in-law.

“He was extremely hard-working and very highly respected by his work colleagues and friends.

“As a gentle, kind and thoughtful person, he was always willing to help others. He was a family man and enjoyed the simple pleasures in life.

“The family have been left in a state of shock and are trying to come to terms with the loss of Paul.”

A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Victim named in Nottage death

South Wales Police officers investigating a murder which occurred in the Nottage area of Porthcawl have confirmed that the victim is Paul Trevelyan, 50.

Officers were called to attend a house in the Nottage Meadows area shortly before 12.20am on Sunday 7th October 2012.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He is currently in hospital and police officers are unable to interview him at this time.

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Murder investigation in Porthcawl

The investigation is ongoing and a crime scene is being preserved at the location. Credit: ITV News Wales

South Wales Police is investigating the death of a 52-year-old man following an incident at a property in the Nottage Meadows area of Nottage, Porthcawl.

Officers were called to attend the property shortly before 12.20am on Sunday 7th October 2012.

Police are treating the death as murder.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the incident and remains in police custody.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to call the Incident Room on 01656 306099 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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