Cardiff murder investigation: Jordan Cody-Foster named as man charged is charged over his death

Jordan Cody-Foster died in an alleged stabbing on Hansen Street, Butetown this week.

A man who died following a stabbing in Cardiff has been named as Jordan Cody-Foster.The 31-year-old died after being allegedly stabbed on Tuesday, November 23, near the Huggard Centre in Cardiff.

His family say he was deeply loved and that they are saddened by his death.

Steven White, aged 44, who was arrested in Splott, has now been charged with murder and is due to appear at Cardiff Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 25 November.

Mr Cody-Foster’s family said: “We are grieved and saddened by the sudden, brutal death of our son, nephew, cousin, brother and father. He was deeply loved by everyone.

“The early years of Jordan’s life were filled with love and hope, and he enjoyed many sporting activities.

“We also pray for the peace of God to keep and comfort us and Jordan’s friends at this very difficult time. We also ask for calm from those who knew him in respect of his memory and do not take any action into your own hands.”

Multiple emergency service vehicles attended Hansen Street near the city centre shortly after 9am on Tuesday 23 November.

Emergency services were called to Hansen Street shortly after 9am on Tuesday to reports of a stabbing.

Despite the best efforts of emergency services and staff, Jordan Cody-Foster died from his injuries.

Detectives are not looking for anybody else in connection with his death and an investigation continues.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Matt Davies said: “Our thoughts are with Jordan’s friends and family who are devastated by his death.

“Understandably his death has also shocked the community, particularly those who work and reside at the nearby Huggard Centre, and I would like to thank them for the support they have given the police investigation.

“We are extremely grateful for all information received and would urge anyone else with information to please contact us.”