Man killed in suspected Blackwood murder is named

A man killed in a suspected murder in Blackwood has been named by Gwent police.

Shane Jones, 33, from Blackwood, was the victim of an alleged assault at an address in Apollo Way at around 10pm on Tuesday. He died as a result of his injuries a day later.

A murder investigation has since been launched and a 32-year-old man from Blackwood has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

An appeal for witnesses has been launched by Gwent Police.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101 or via our social media channels on Facebook and Twitter, quoting log references 2000016470.