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Murder investigation after man's body found in Barry docks

Police at the scene at Barry docks

A murder investigation has been launched after the body of a man was found at Barry docks.

Officers were called to Wimborne Road in the Barry docks area just before 6am on Wednesday where the discovery was made.

The man has not yet been officially identified.

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Police said "significant police enquiries" are ongoing and a cordon is in place in the area.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Mark O’Shea, Major Crime Investigations Team, said the investigation is "very much in its early stages" and he has asked anyone with any information to come forward.

“There will be an increased police presence in the area and I would like both to re-assure and thank the local community for their assistance to date", Mr O'Shea added.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South Wales Police on 101.

Information and digital footage can be submitted online via a public portal.