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Murder arrest after body of elderly man found in Glynneath

Credit: Media Wales

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a 73-year-old man was found in Glynneath, near the Pontwalby viaduct.

South Wales Police launched the investigation after a body was found outside of a property in Glynneath.

Credit: Media Wales

A murder investigation has been launched following the discovery of a body in the Pontwalby area of Glynneath early yesterday evening.

I am keen to hear from anyone who was in the Pontwalby area between 2pm and 8pm on Monday evening who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area.

The investigation is in its early stages and specialist trained officers are supporting family members.

I urge anyone who may have information no matter how insignificant they may think it is to please contact the major incident room.

РSenior Investigating Officer Detective Superintendent Darren George, South Wales Police’s Major crime team