POLICE in Cardiff have launched a murder investigation following the death of a woman in the Cathays area.

Officers were called at approximately 6.10pm on Tuesday, (Apr 30) to Glynrhondda Street following reports of an incident.

Although formal identification has not been carried out, the body is believed to be that of a 21-year-old woman who lives locally.

Next of kin has been informed and they are being supported by specially trained liaison officers.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with this incident.

Senior Investigating officer DCI Darren George from South Wales Police Major Crime said:

“ A murder investigation has commenced and a 22 year old male person has been arrested on suspicion murder, I am keen to hear from anyone who can offer information in relation to the investigation or would have been in the Glynrhondda Street area of Cathays between midday on Monday April 29th and 1810 hrs on Tuesday April 30th 2019, who may have seen or heard anything in connection with this matter “

We appreciate the local communities continued support while our investigations are ongoing.

We ask anyone with information about the incident to contact us via 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting occurrence 1900154230.

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