Bala murder investigation

Police increase patrols in the town of Bala, Gwynedd, following the murder of Slovakian man Branislav Gula in the town on Saturday.

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Man charged with murder after Bala death

A Slovakian man has been charged with the murder of a fellow Slovakian man in Bala in Gwynedd. Branislav Gula, who was 42, died on Plasey Street in the town on Saturday. 23-year-old Julius Hecko will appear at Caernarfon Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Four other people arrested in connection with Mr Gula's death have been released on bail to give officers more time to 'conclude enquiries'. Police are still appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

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