Po­lice ar­rest man af­ter body found

South Wales Echo - - NEWS -

A 46-YEAR-OLD man has been ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of mur­der fol­low­ing the dis­cov­ery of a body at a house in Cardiff.

Po­lice launched an in­ves­ti­ga­tion af­ter the body of a woman was found at an ad­dress in Heol Tre­lai, Ely, at 10.25am, on Thurs­day.

A male was ar­rested in We­ston­super-Mare on Thurs­day night.

Of­fi­cers have con­firmed the de­ceased was a 26-year-old woman.

A spokes­woman for South Wales Po­lice said: “The scene is cur­rently be­ing pre­served and the Ma­jor Crime In­ves­ti­ga­tion Team are con­tin­u­ing with the in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

“Any­one with in­for­ma­tion is asked to con­tact 101 or Crimestop­pers on 0800 555 111 quot­ing oc­cur­rence 1700377663.”

Mean­while com­mu­nity lead­ers have re­acted with shock to the news. Coun­cil­lor Peter Brad­bury said: “I can­not com­ment on the cir­cum­stances as there is very lit­tle we know. My thoughts go out to the fam­ily of the vic­tim at this tragic time.”

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