Four bailed after cyclist death

Four people arrested on suspicion of murder after a cyclist died following an incident in Pontnewynydd near Pontypool on Wednesday have been released on bail, pending further enquiries.

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Police given more time question cyclist murder suspects

Officers investigating the death of a cyclist in Pontypool have been given more time to question four suspects.

John Reeder, 63, of Pontypool, was fell from his bike in George Street, Pontnewynydd on Wednesday. He later died from his injuries.

Magistrates have granted Gwent Police a further 36 hours to question three men, aged 18, 19, and 23, and a 19-year-old woman on suspicion of murder. All four are from the Pontypool area.


Four arrested after cyclist dies

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a cyclist died in Pontnewynydd near Pontypool.

The 63-year-old man, from Pontypool, was taken to hospital after an incident on George Street yesterday morning. He suffered serious head injuries and later died in hospital.

Three men aged 18, 19 and 23 and a 19-year-old woman, all from the Pontypool area, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently in police custody.

Gwent Police says officers are trying to establish the sequence of events leading up to the man falling from his bike.

If anyone has information they are asked to call Gwent Police on 101 and quote log number 73 7/8/13

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