South East Wales

Llandaff man in court charged with murder of girlfriend

Police car

A 23-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend in Cardiff.

He was arrested following the death of 24-year-old Xixi Bi at a property in Ely Road, Llandaff, on Friday.

South Wales Police received a report of a woman experiencing breathing difficulties at about 08:25 BST, but she died at the scene.

The man appeared at Cardiff Magistrates' Court on Monday and spoke only to confirm his name and address.

He was remanded in custody and will appear at Cardiff Crown Court on Tuesday.

Ms Bi grew up in Nanjing, China, and came to Oxford to study as a teenager. She later went to Cardiff University.

Her family, who live in China, have been informed.