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Police appeal after death of 26 year-old driver in Porth

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South Wales Police is appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at 02.03hrs on Saturday 30 July 2016 on the A4223 Nant-y-Gwyddon Road in Porth.

The collision involved a red Ford Fiesta and sadly resulted in the death of the 26-year old male driver.

His family have been informed and are being supported by a family liaison officer.


Wife and son appear in court charged with murder

A wife and son of a man found dead at his home have appeared in Cardiff Crown Court charged with his murder.

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Maria Hopes, 45, and son Leon Port, 23, deny killing 45-year-old Mark Hopes at their family home in the Rhondda.

Mr Hopes was found dead at the home he shared with his wife in Brithweunydd Road, Tonypandy, in October last year.

Both mother and son pleaded not guilty to murder. Both were remanded in custody to await trial later in the year.


Woman left with 'serious injuries' after crash with parked cars

A woman has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash involving a number of parked cars.

It happened at approximately 7:40 on Sunday morning on Ynyscynon road in Tonypandy.

The woman, who was a passenger was transferred to the Royal Glamorgan hospital for treatment.

The female driver of the car was also taken for treatment and has since been arrested. Police say she is assisting them with their enquiries, along with two men who were driving behind.

Police are asking anyone with information to come forward, and have thanked the people affected by road closures for their patience.

Man and two women arrested in murder inquiry

Two women and one man have been arrested following the death of a 45 year-old man on Saturday morning.

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Police were called to an address on Brithweunydd Road in Trealaw, Tonypandy at around 7.20am.

Two women aged 45 and 23, and a 23-year-old man remain in police custody.

Police say they are treating the death as a murder.

I am keen to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious on or near Brithweunydd Road between 8am on Friday 2nd October and 7.20am on Saturday 3rd October.

I would like to reassure the public that incidents of this nature are extremely rare and a full investigation is underway to establish exactly what happened to the victim.

– Detective Superintendent Paul Hurley
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