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Man dies after being found in golf course lake

An investigation is underway after a man died after being rescued from a golf course lake.

Peterstone Golf Club at Wentloog, Newport. Credit: Google Street View

Gwent Police says emergency services were called to Peterstone Golf Club, Wentloog, Newport at around 12.10pm yesterday, Thursday 11th February.

A 29-year-old man, who has been named as Gareth Pugh from Glynneath, was recovered from a lake in the grounds of the club.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service crews used inflatable rescue boats and underwater cameras to find him.

He was taken to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff where he died.

Police say Mr Pugh was working at the club collecting golf balls.

A post mortem is due to take place next week.

Gwent Police and Newport Council’s Environmental Health Department are working together to establish the circumstances surrounding his death.

The man's family are being supported by specialist trained officers.

Police appeal for missing teenager

Gwent Police is appealing for information to help find a 14-year-old boy reported missing for over a week.

Credit: Gwent Police

Billy Edwards was last seen on Thursday 4th February 2016 from an address in Monmouthshire.

He is described as white, 5ft 3 inches tall, slim build with short brown hair and was wearing a baseball cap, hoody, with a black jacket on top and tracksuit bottoms.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.


Police investigate fatal collision on M4 in Swansea

South Wales Police have launched an investigation following a fatal road traffic collision on the M4 in Swansea this morning.

The collision occurred shortly after 6am Credit: PA

The collision occurred shortly after 6am on the eastbound carriageway between junctions 45 and 46. A male passenger of a Peugeot Partner van suffered fatal injuries, and the driver has been taken to Morriston Hospital.

The eastbound carriageway remains closed while recovery of the vehicle and scene investigation continues.

An investigation into the circumstances of the collision is continuing and any witnesses who may have seen anything and were unable to stop at the time are asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting occurrence number 1600049047.

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