A woman has been charged with murder following the death of 52-year-old Neal Jex in Aberdare.

It happened at an address in the Penywaun area of Aberdare on Sunday 17th December.

An investigation into the death is being carried out by the South Wales Police Major Crime Investigations Team.

We as a family are completely devastated, we have lost a brother, son, father, grandfather and friend. He adored his family and once you met him you would very rarely forget him, his legacy will live on through his grandson who will never have the opportunity to love him as much as we did.

Family statement