ABERAMAN ASSAULT - VICTIM HAS DIED IN HOSPITAL
South Wales Police are investigating the murder of Luke Williams
Details of Incident
Aberaman assault update: Victim has died in hospital
South Wales Police can confirm the sad passing of Luke Williams, 26, who was critically ill in hospital since being involved in an incident which occurred on Monday, December 16, 2019.
He was pronounced deceased on Thursday evening 19th December at Prince Charles Hospital.
His family have said: “We are devastated by the loss of Luke and ask for privacy at this time while we come to terms with what has happened.”
The South Wales Police Major Crime team is now liaising with his family, the Crown Prosecution Service and HM Coroner in respect of Luke’s death.
Andrew John Davies, 52, of Aberaman, has been charged with causing Grievous Bodily Harm and was remanded into custody at Merthyr Magistrates Court on Friday December 20th.
Detective Inspector Stuart Wales, from the South Wales Police Major Crime Investigation Team, said:
“Luke’s family continue to be supported by specialist Family Liaison Officers at this difficult time.”
“Once again, I hope the wider community feels reassured that we have charged a man in what is now a Murder investigation, and that we are not currently looking for anyone else in connection with the incident”.
“Our investigation continues and we are still very keen to speak to anyone with information or anyone who witnessed what happened Monday night, if they haven’t yet spoken to officers.”
Anybody with information is asked to please call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or South Wales Police on 101 giving ref: *462182.
Information and digital footage can be submitted online via a public portal:62SWP19B02-PO1