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Man appears in court charged with River Taff murder

28-year-old Gareth Wyn Jones has appeared in court charged with murdering David Alun Lewis. Mr Lewis's body was found partially submerged in the River Taff on 19th March.

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Parents of David Alun Lewis pay tribute to dead son

Police say David Alun Lewis lived with his parents in Ystrad Mynach, but would sometimes visit Cardiff and stay at the Huggard Centre.

His parents have paid tribute to him:

This is so sad. We love David so much and our lives will never be the same again.

We can’t believe such a thing has happened to our son.

– Hetty and Glyndwr Lewis

The last known sighting of Mr Lewis was around 7.45pm on Wednesday walking along Penarth Road near the Big Yellow Storage opposite a BMW garage.

Police are still appealing for witnesses, and say they want to speak to anyone who was near the Taff Embankment between 7.45pm and 11.45pm on Wednesday.

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