A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Grangetown, Cardiff, earlier today.
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.
The local community is thanked for its patience and understanding 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 please 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.