South East Wales

Andrew Male murder in Aberaman: Corey Thomas remanded

Andrew Male, Corey Thomas
Image caption Corey Thomas was remanded in custody accused of murdering Andrew Male (l)

A teenager has appeared in court accused of murdering a 45-year-old man in the Cynon Valley.

The body of Andrew Male was found at a property in Cardiff Road, Aberaman, near Aberdare, on Wednesday morning after police were called at 03:20 GMT.

Corey Liam Thomas, 18, was remanded in custody by magistrates in Merthyr Tydfil.

Mr Male's parents have described their sadness and shock at the death of their "caring and considerate" son.

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