Written by Gareth Joy


Butetown murder: man held after stabbing

24th November 2021

A man has died after a stabbing in the Butetown area of Cardiff.

A 44 year-old man is being questioned on suspicion of murder, following the alleged assault on Hansen Street at just after 9am on Tuesday morning (23rd November).

It's believed the victim was a 31 year-old local man, but formal identification has not yet been carried out. His next of kin have been informed.

Detectives are not looking for anybody else in connection with the attack.

The suspect remains in custody after he was arrested in Splott on Tuesday.

A South Wales Police spokeswoman said: ''We thank the local community for their co-operation while enquiries continue and would urge anyone with information to contact police.''

Anyone with information about the stabbing should call 101, quoting occurrence no. 410667.

Alternatively, visit the South Wales Police website, DM via Facebook or Twitter or email SWP101@south-wales.police.uk

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