South East Wales

Beddau murder probe launched after remains found near flats

Forensics officers at Trem-Y-Cwm House flats
Image caption A tent has been erected where the remains were found

A murder investigation has been launched after human remains were found in the grounds of a block of flats.

Police were called to Trem-Y-Cwm House flats in Beddau, Rhondda Cynon Taff, at about 13:00 GMT on Tuesday.

The body, which has not been identified, was concealed above ground in an outside area.

Det Supt Paul Hurley of South Wales Police said: "A priority for us is to identify whose body it is and to find out how the person died."