A WORCESTERSHIRE woman is among a trio arrested on suspicion of the murder of a man in Cardiff.

Police are investigating the murder of a 48-year-old man from the Grangetown area of the city.

Three women have been arrested on suspicion of murder, a 43-year-old woman from Worcestershire, a 28-year-old woman from Ely, a 43-year-old woman from Caerau and remain in custody.

The family of the victim have been made aware and are being supported by specially trained officers.

Emergency services responded to reports of an incident in the Heol-Y-Berllan and Heol Trelai area of Caerau shortly before 11.30pm on Sunday (April 7).

 Police cordons remain in place while enquiries continue.

Detective Superintendent Darren George, of the force's Major Crime Team, said: “A murder investigation has begun, although arrests have been made the investigation remains in its very early stages, this is an appeal to witnesses who would have been in the Heol y Berllan and Heol Trelai area of Caerau between 11pm and midnight last night to come forward with information no matter how insignificant they may feel it is. 

"There will also be an increased police presence in the area over the coming days as officers conduct their enquiries.”

South Wales Police is appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information or video footage to make contact quoting ref: 2400112146.