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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Presteigne death: Man named as Darren John Deakins

Dyfed Powys Police continue to investigate the death of 42-year-old Darren John Deakins Credit: Family / Dyfed Powys Police

Police investigating the death of a man in Powys have named him as Darren John Deakins.

The 42-year-old was discovered in a meadow in Presteigne, known locally as Wents Meadow, early on Monday morning.

He was taken to Hereford Hospital, where he later died.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

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