South West Wales

Briton Ferry murder: Police arrest third man over body in lane

Kevin Barry Mahoney Image copyright South Wales Police/BBC
Image caption Kevin Barry Mahoney was found in a lane behind Briton Ferry Workingmen's Club

A third man has been arrested by police after a body was discovered in a lane in Neath Port Talbot.

Kevin Barry Mahoney, 46, was found dead behind Thomas Street, Briton Ferry, on 6 January.

On Wednesday, South Wales Police arrested a 44-year-old man on suspicion of murder, who remains in custody at Swansea Central Police Station.

Two men, aged 31 and 44, arrested on suspicion of murder are on police bail.

Police are continuing to investigate the death and said further tests are being carried out to determine the cause of death.

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