South West Wales

Second murder charge over John Williams Swansea death

CCTV image of John "Jack" Williams Image copyright South Wales Police
Image caption Following Mr Williams' death, police released CCTV images of him out shopping

A second person has been charged with the murder of a 67-year-old man in Swansea.

John "Jack" Williams was found dead at his home on Pentre-Chwyth Road on Saturday, 31 March.

Gemma Owen, 31, appeared before Swansea magistrates on Saturday on a murder charge and was remanded in custody.

Later, 45-year-old Simon Cairns, from Swansea, was also charged with Mr Williams's murder and will be brought before the court on Monday.

South Wales Police said it had also arrested a 41-year-old man on suspicion of murder and a 57-year-old man on suspicion of assisting an offender.

A 48-year-old man, who has been held on suspicion of harbouring an offender, remains in police custody.

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Image caption John Williams was found dead at his house on Pentre-Chwyth Road on Saturday

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