South Wales Police has this evening charged a man with murder following
the death of a 76-year-old man in the Cimla area of Neath.

Tom Carney, 27, from Morriston, Swansea, has been charged with the
murder of David Phillips, whose body was found at a property in Lime
Grove at 9.16pm on Thursday, February 14th following reports of a
disturbance.

He will appear before Swansea Magistrates Court tomorrow (Monday,
February 18th).

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Darren George of
the Major Crime Investigation Team, said: “I would like to thank the
local community for their assistance to date, a number of whom have come
forward and provided important information.

“A 27-year-old man has today been charged with the murder of David
Phillips, and I would also like to reassure the public that we are not
looking for anyone else in connection with the incident at this time.

“However, anyone with information who has not yet spoken to police is
asked to make contact via 101, quoting reference1900056210.”

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555
111.

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