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Saturday, 3 November 2007, 15:59 GMT
Appeal over woman's sudden death


Police in Swansea are investigating the sudden death of a 31-year-old woman, who was found at her home.

Julie Ann Morgan was found in Glan-y-Wern Road, Llansamlet at around 12.25 GMT on Saturday.

Detectives say her death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious at this stage. A post-mortem examination will be held on 6 November.

Police at Morriston CID are trying to establish her whereabouts in the days leading up to her death.

Vehicles destroyed in three fires

Police at Merthyr Tydfil are investigating three separate fires in the Penydarren area of the town during the early hours of Saturday.

Vehicles were set on fire and destroyed and houses nearby were damaged at Tegwyn Street, Brynheulog Street and North Street.

Officers appealed for anyone with information to contact the Central Police Station at Merthyr Tydfil on 01685 722541 or Crimestoppers.

Man, 69, killed in two-car crash

A 69-year-old man has died in a two-car crash near Newport, south east Wales early on Saturday.

The collision, which happened outside the Welsh Oak Inn in Rogerstone, involved a VW Golf and a Rover 45 and was reported to police at 0450 GMT.

Police said the man who died was "local to the Gwent area".

Officers are investigating, and appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Body found on Swansea wasteland

The body of a man has been found on wasteland in the Mount Pleasant area of Swansea.

The man, aged 29, was discovered at about 1215 GMT on Friday.

South Wales Police say they are not treating the death as suspicious.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information to contact them at Swansea central CID on 029 2045 6999.

Two puppies found dumped in river

The RSPCA has asked for information on the dumping of two puppies in the river Ely in Cardiff.

The tan and white cross breed puppies were rescue from near Ely bridge, but one of them has since died.

A silver BMW 320 series saloon with silver tinted windows and a registration number beginning with KS51 was seen in Wroughton Place, Ely, at about midday on Wednesday.

A witness said it was driven by a blonde woman, and a boy of about 10 got out with a black Admiral sports bag, before crossing a metal stile and heading towards the river.

The witness retrieved the bag from the water, and found the puppies, aged four to eight weeks.

Anyone with information can contact the RSPCA on 0300 1234 999.