Murder Investigation Update: Incident in Brynderwen Road, Newport

On  Monday 15th January 2018, at approximately 15.30pm, Gwent Police were called to an address in Brynderwen Road, in Newport.

On arrival, officers discovered the body of 57 year old Anthony Bubbins from the Newport area.

On Tuesday 16th January 2018, a 54 year old man from the Newport was located in the Devon area and arrested on suspicion of murder. He currently remains in police custody.

Today (Wednesday 18th January 2018), Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector, Mark Pope is appealing to the public for more information:

“At this moment, we are following several lines of enquiry into the investigation.

“We are keen to speak to anyone who has any information on the victim’s (Anthony Bubbins) last sightings and particularly interested in speaking to anyone who may have seen or been in contact with Anthony Bubbins from Monday 8th January 2018 to Monday 15th January at 15.30pm.

“If this is you, or if you know someone that may hold this information, please get in touch by ringing Gwent Police on 101. Thank you.”

Anyone who may have any further information on this incident please ring 101, quoting log number: 320 15/01/18