Police: Thoughts remain with family of Merthyr two

Police have thanked the Troedyrhiw community for their co-operation during an investigation into the deaths of Joanne Thomas and her four-month-old baby Harper.

An open verdict was recorded today at inquest.

This verdict brings what has been an extremely thorough police investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths of both Joanne and her baby to a conclusion.

I would like to thank the community for their co-operation during what were very tragic circumstances.

Our thoughts, as always remain with the family at this very difficult time.

– Detective Inspector Tudor Thomas, South Wales Police

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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.