South East Wales

Man on murder charge after Ystrad Mynach body find

Iris Owens Image copyright Gwent Police

A man has been charged with murder after a woman's body was found at a house in Caerphilly county.

Police were called to Nelson Road, Ystrad Mynach, at about 17:45 BST on Tuesday, 3 May.

The victim has been named as 75-year-old Iris Owens.

Gwent Police said a 47-year-old man has been charged with murder and appeared before magistrates in Newport on Saturday.

Image caption Iris Owens' body was found at this house