Investigation into death after gunshot and house fire near Pontypridd

A police vehicle at the scene of the incident on Mill Road

A 53-year-old man has died following an incident involving a gunshot and a fire in a South Wales village.

Police said the death is "not being treated as suspicious".

The incident happened at an address in Mill Road in the Ynysybwl area.

Officers from South Wales Police were called the road in Rhondda Cynon Taf, on Tuesday 27 April following a report of a sudden death and a house fire.

Ynysybwl is around four miles from the town of Pontypridd and roughly 15 miles north-north-west of Cardiff.

Fire crews tackled the house fire on Tuesday 27 April

South Wales Police said: "An investigation is continuing into the circumstances surrounding the death on behalf of the Coroner.

"Officers are continuing to support the man’s family."

A house fire caused the roof to partially cave in