20 year old man killed in Cardiff

23 July 2018, 07:01

Heddlu Police officer

Police have started a murder investigation after a man was attacked in Grangetown in the early hours of this morning.

Officers were called to reports of a serious assault in the front garden of a house in Corporation Road just before 2am.

The victim suffered multiple stab wounds and died at the scene.

Although formal identification has not yet taken place, he is believed to be a 20-year-old man from Butetown. Next of kin has been informed.

Police have thanked the local community for its patience while parts of Corporation Road and Holmesdale Street remain closed for searches and forensic examination.

Detective Chief Inspector Gareth Morgan, who is leading the investigation, said: “Detectives will be making enquiries in the Grangetown and Butetown areas of Cardiff today while we establish the exact circumstances of this fatal incident and who is responsible.

“A young man has been murdered and we would appeal for anyone with information to contact South Wales Police.

“We are particularly keen to hear from anyone in and around Corporation Road and Holmesdale Street who has private CCTV cameras and also anyone who may have seen or heard any suspicious behaviour, argument or assault at around 2am this morning.”

If you can help please call South Wales Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting occurrence number *275707.