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Police investigate 'unexplained' death of teaching assistant from Bridgend

A 31-year-old teaching assistant was found dead in the Brackla area

Police are investigating the unexplained death of a 31-year-old teaching assistant from Bridgend.

The man was found dead at a property in the Brackla area on Sunday morning.

The headteacher at Ysgol Bryn Castell confirmed on Twitter the school would be closed on Monday due to "unforeseen circumstances".

Bridgend Council released a statement that they are "aware of the death of a member of staff from Ysgol Bryn Castell over the weekend."

"Our thoughts are with the family of the member of staff at this difficult time. Ysgol Bryn Castell School is currently closed and weโ€™re unable to provide any further information at this time."

– Bridgend Council

A post mortem was carried out today by a Home Office pathologist and the results confirmed there is no evidence to suggest an assault or injury.

An inquest into the death will be held in due course andSouth Wales Police request that the family is allowed privacy at this sad time.

Ysgol Bryn Castell School is currently closed