UPDATE: Man dies after being found injured in Cwmbran field

South Wales Argus: The scene of the incident at Croesyceiliog The scene of the incident at Croesyceiliog

9.15pm

Gwent Police issued this statement: "Gwent Police were called at about 6.10pm this evening after a man was discovered injured in an area behind Springfield Close, Cwmbran. He was conveyed to the Royal Gwent Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.His death is being treated as unexplained at this time and enquiries are continuing."

8.45pm

Our reporter on the scene says 12 police officers were reported at 6pm by local people, and there are now four officers at the scene with a number of PCSOs.

The scientific investigation unit was also at the scene earlier this evening.

It appears two parts of the field are being investigated by the officers.

A statement is awaited from Gwent Police.

 

6.30pm

LOCAL people say there is a substantial police presence in a field off the A4042 near Cwmbran.

Witnesses say they have spotted officers in the "circus field" opposite the road leading to Gwent Crematorium at Croesyceiliog.

Gwent Police would not comment when contacted.

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7:15pm Fri 27 Jun 14

Katie Re-Registered says...

Apparently, there was an unusually large police presence in Cwmbran on Thursday - so I heard.
Apparently, there was an unusually large police presence in Cwmbran on Thursday - so I heard. Katie Re-Registered
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7:23pm Fri 27 Jun 14

Rhiain Lewis says...

5 police cars, police van, rapid response paramedic, ambulance and air ambulance!!
5 police cars, police van, rapid response paramedic, ambulance and air ambulance!! Rhiain Lewis
  • Score: -17

7:23pm Fri 27 Jun 14

KazB says...

I drove past about 5 minutes ago. There were at least two police vans, 5 cars and another police van coming up the road
I drove past about 5 minutes ago. There were at least two police vans, 5 cars and another police van coming up the road KazB
  • Score: -17

8:33pm Fri 27 Jun 14

KazB says...

Update from friends in Croesyceiliog on FB is body found but obviously not confirmed yet
Update from friends in Croesyceiliog on FB is body found but obviously not confirmed yet KazB
  • Score: -9

11:33am Sat 28 Jun 14

I'm back xx says...

Let's pause for a moment, god bless RIP
Let's pause for a moment, god bless RIP I'm back xx
  • Score: 15

10:19pm Sun 29 Jun 14

Umm1972 says...

Very sad RIP xx
Very sad RIP xx Umm1972
  • Score: 5

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