Murder investigation after man dies in Aberdare

Police in Aberdare have launched a murder investigation after the death of a 45-year-old man. Officers were called to a house on Cardiff Road at 3am this morning.

An 18-year-old local man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

South Wales Police is asking anyone who was in the area between 2am and 3.20am this morning, and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious, to contact them.

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Aberdare murder accused in court

An 18-year-old man appeared in court this morning charged with the murder of 45-year-old Andrew David Male, whose body was found at a house on Cardiff Road on Wednesday morning.