Wales

Two men remanded on Swansea homeless man murder charge

David Williams
Image caption David Williams was sleeping on the streets of Swansea

Two men have been remanded in custody after being charged with the murder of a 26-year-old homeless man in Swansea.

Darren Rigdon, 33, and Christopher Hart, 37, both of no fixed abode, spoke only to confirm their names and ages at a hearing at Swansea Crown Court.

A fourth homeless man, Christopher Hughes, 31, charged with assisting an offender, was also remanded.

The body of David Williams was found in near the Iceland store in St David's Square at 0400 GMT last Friday.

The three men will reappear at Swansea Crown Court on January 21.

Police have reissued their appeal for anyone with information should contact Cockett Police Station on 01792 562732 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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