South East Wales

Cardiff murder probe police name Clint Simms as stab victim

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A man who died after he was stabbed during an incident in Cardiff has been named by police as Clint Simms.

Officers were called to Glyndwr Road, Ely, at about 11:30 GMT on Thursday, and paramedics tried to revive the 39-year-old.

A 58-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in police custody.

A 37-year-old man, who was also arrested in connection with the incident, has been released without charge.

It is believed Mr Simms was assaulted on the doorstep of a property in Mill Road, close to Ely Bridge, at about 11:15 GMT on Thursday.

He was then taken in a white Fiat Doblo to Glyndwr Road, where he was found.

A Fiat car has been seized for forensic examination.

Det Ch Insp Morgan said: "Ely is a busy area and we are appealing for anyone who witnessed a disturbance in Mill Road, a white Fiat being driven around Ely, or what happened in Glyndwr Road, to please contact us in confidence."

He said: "Mr Simms' family are being supported by a family liaison officer at this extremely distressing time and a murder inquiry is under way to establish the circumstances leading up to his death.

"The Ely community is understandably shocked and saddened by this incident and we urge anyone with information to please contact South Wales Police."

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