Bridgend murder charge

A 26-year-old man has been charged with murder, after the death of 50-year-old Kevin Hier in Bridgend on Wednesday.

Bridgend man charged with murder of 50 year-old

Jamie Curtis, 26, was remanded in custody. Credit: Wales News Service

A 26-year-old man has appeared at Cardiff Crown Court accused of the murder of a man at Tondu in Bridgend. Jamie Curtis, 26, was remanded in custody charged with the murder of 50-year-old Kevin Hier.

Police were called to an address in Tondu, Bridgend, on Wednesday 23rd to investigate the death of Kevin Hier.

Curtis, of Ynysawdre, Bridgend, spoke only to give his name, date of birth and address. He was told his case would next be heard on January 8th.

Curtis was denied bail at the hearing and has been remanded in police custody.

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Bridgend man questioned on suspicion of murder

South Wales Police says a man is being questioned on suspicion of murder, after the death of another man in Bridgend.

Officers were called to an address in Heol yr Ysgol, in the Tondu area, at around 8pm last night and found a collapsed 50-year-old man.

He was conveyed to the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend, where he was pronounced dead.

A 26-year-old man, from the same area, is currently in custody.

South Wales Police is urging anyone with information to contact the Incident Room on 01656 306099 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.