SOUTH Wales Police are investigating the death of a 76-year-old man in
the Cimla area of Neath.

Officers were called to the property in Lime Grove at 9:16pm yesterday
evening (Thursday 14th February) following reports of a disturbance.

A police cordon is in place and enquiries are continuing in the area.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested and is currently in custody.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Darren George,
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 witnesses to come forward who may have seen or heard
anything in and around the Lime Grove area of Cimla yesterday evening,
especially between 7pm and 9.30pm.  There will be an increased police
presence in the area and I would like both to reassure and thank the
local community for their assistance to date.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact South Wales Police on 101 or
Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting occurrence number
1900056210.

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