South Wales Police have confirmed an 18 year-old man has been charged with the murder of 45-year-old Andrew David Male.
The man is due to appear at Merthyr Magistrates Court on Friday morning.
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The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared in court to plead guilty to perverting the course of justice.
Farmer Gareth Wyn Jones is hoping for a festive online hit with footage of sheepdog Cap rounding up sheep.
It is expected to remain wet and windy for the rest of today, overnight and tomorrow. Conditions improving on Christmas Eve