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Swansea murder charge

A 23-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder, after the death of a man in Gowerton, near Swansea, yesterday. He has been named as 51-year-old Richard Craddock from the Sandfields area of the city, and had suffered a single stab wound.

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Gowerton death man named

Richard Craddock was found by emergency services injured in the road. Credit: South Wales Police

A man who died in Gowerton near Swansea in the early hours of yesterday morning has been formally identified as 51-year-old Richard Craddock from the Sandfields area of the city.

A post-mortem examination confirmed he suffered a single stab wound. He was found in a road.

His mother released this statement on behalf of his family: "We would like to thank all those people who came to help Richard and would ask for privacy to grieve at this very difficult time."

A 23-year-old woman is still being questioned on suspicion of murder.

South Wales Police says its continuing house-to-house enquiries and searches in the area.

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