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Cardiff Queen Street deaths: Matalan workers were stabbed

It has been confirmed that the man and woman who were found dead this morning on Queen Street in Cardiff were both workers at the Matalan store there.

Matalan's CEO Jason Hargreaves says his company are working with the police.

A pool of blood was found outside Boots in Cardiff's Queen Street. Credit: Wales News Service

It is with great sadness that we can confirm that there was a fatal stabbing in Queen Street, Cardiff, this morning.

Both of the victims worked at our Cardiff branch so understandably all of our colleagues are receiving our full support.

We request that they are given the space to deal with this at this difficult time.

That is all we know at this stage and we are working tirelessly with the police in their investigations.

We extend our condolences to the families of everyone involved.

– Matalan CEO Jason Hargreaves
Flowers left outside the Matalan store in Cardiff. Credit: ITV News

South Wales Police has confirmed that the man was 33 and the woman was 21.

A 20 year old man from the Castleton area of Gwent has been arrested.

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