Open verdict after deaths of Merthyr mother and baby

An open verdict has been recorded at inquest after a mother and baby were found dead at their home in Merthyr Tydfil last July.

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Merthyr Tydfil deaths 'will impact on community'

Borough councillor Gareth Lewis says news that an adult and child have been found dead in Merthyr Tydfil will have a 'big impact' on people locally.

Police were called to an address in Church Street in the village of Troedyrhiw at 4.20pm this afternoon.

It is a very close-knit community, the people are very nice and will help the police as much as possible with their inquiry.

The information started to spread online, and it will have a big impact on this community and its people.

– Councillor Gareth Lewis

Troedyrhiw is part of an old coal-mining area, which Mr Lewis described as a 'typical, traditional Valleys community'.

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