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Murder of Tomasz WAGA

South Wales Police are appealing for information regarding a murder in Cardiff on 28/01/21

Details of Incident

South Wales Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man whose body was discovered in the Penylan area of Cardiff on Thursday, 28 January, 2021.

Tomasz WAGA was found in Westville Road, Penylan around 11.30pm (2330 GMT). Mr WAGA had connections in London and Essex. He had travelled to Cardiff from Dagenham earlier in the day.

An incident room has been set up at Cardiff Central Police Station and the investigation is being led by South Wales Police’s major crime team.

Officers are appealing for anybody with information to come forward. In particular, they’d like to speak to anybody who may have seen or heard anything suspicious in Westville Road in Penylan, or who was in the vicinity of Newport Road and it’s junction with Albany Road, or in Broadway, between 10.15pm on Thursday (28 Jan) and 1am on Friday (29 Jan).

Detective Chief Inspector Mark O'SHEA, who is leading the inquiry, said Mr WAGA had gone to an address on Newport Road, after arriving in Cardiff. 

"We believe that a disturbance took place at around 10.30pm at this location during which he was assaulted. Enquiries are ongoing to establish how he then ended up in Westville Road where he was discovered," he said.

"We are keen to speak to any of Tomasz's friends or acquaintances in London and Essex who may be able to help us build up a picture of his life."


Detective Supt Darren George added: "No matter how insignificant the information may seem, we would much rather you make the call to our incident room to speak to one of our officers.


"I would ask that if anyone who was in the area around these times, who has any dashcam or CCTV footage, to please contact the incident room at Cardiff Central police station."


Contact Information

Anyone with any information should contact the incident room at Cardiff Central Police Station on 02920 634184, 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 and quote reference 2100032866.


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