Presteigne death: Man bailed

A 19-year-old arrested following the death of a man in Presteigne has been released on police bail. 42-year-old Darren John Deakins died in hospital after being discovered in an area known locally as Wents Meadow on August 19.

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Teenager arrested after Powys man dies in hospital

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 42-year-old man was discovered in the Wents Meadow area of Presteigne yesterday.

An ambulance attended and conveyed the man to hospital. Sadly we can confirm he has now passed away.

The area has been secured for forensic enquiries to take place, and officers are conducting other enquiries in the area.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.

– Dyfed Powys Police

Officers are continuing their appeal for any information or witnesses.

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