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Murder investigation launched following discovery of body at industrial container port

SOUTH Wales Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Barry.

Officers were called at around 5.50am today (Wednesday, August 28) to Barry Intermodal Terminal, Wimborne Road, following the discovery of a body.

The deceased man has not yet been officially identified.

Significant police enquiries are on-going in the area and a cordon remains in place while investigations continue.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Mark O’Shea, Major Crime Investigations Team, said: “A murder investigation has been instigated and a major incident room has been set up.

“The investigation is very much in its early stages, however, I am appealing for anyone with any information to come forward.

“There will be an increased police presence in the area and I would like both to re-assure and thank the local community for their assistance to date.”

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