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Cardiff pub murder investigation

Charges are dropped against eight men who were questioned following the death of a man after an altercation at a Cardiff city centre pub in January.

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Charges dropped following Pontypridd man's death

Lyn Prosser died following an incident on St Mary Street, Cardiff, in January Credit: Family photograph / South Wales Police

No further action will be taken against eight men arrested on suspicion of the murder of Lyn Prosser from Pontypridd.

South Wales Police say the men, who were due to return to Cardiff Bay Police Station today, have been released from police bail following advice from the Crown Prosecution Service.

Mr Prosser, aged 44, from Beddau, died following an incident on St Mary Street, Cardiff, on Sunday 13th January.

Mr Prosser’s family have been updated and continue to be supported by a family liaison officer say police.

Detective Chief Inspector Steve Benson-Davison said the CPS decided no criminal offences were committed during the incident. An inquest will now take place to determine the cause and full circumstances of Mr Prosser’s death.

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