Murder arrest after woman killed in Swansea – Heart Wales – South – Heart

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Latest updates after suspected murder of 22-year-old woman in Swansea

DCI Darren George said: “A 49-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and at this time we are not looking for anyone else in connection with this matter.

“We are keen that anyone with information comes forward and we are particularly keen to speak to anyone who was in the Carlton Terrace area of Swansea between 8pm yesterday and 4am this morning.

A neighbour said: Its quite frightening – there are armed police here and a killer is at large. He could be laying low, hiding in a shed, or in bushes. The police helicopter has been buzzing overhead all day looking for the suspect.

“I would like to thank the local community for their patience during significant police activity in the area.”

We are keen that anyone with information comes forward and we are particularly keen to speak to anyone who was in the Carlton Terrace area of Swansea between 8pm yesterday and 4am this morning.

In a statement they said: “Officers were called at approximately 3.10am today to Carlton Terrace following reports of an incident.

DCI Darren George said: A 49-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and at this time we are not looking for anyone else in connection with this matter.

“Significant police enquiries are on-going in the area, the deceased woman has not yet been officially identified.

Police have arrested a 49-year-old man on suspicion of murder after a 22-year-old woman was found dead at her home in the early hours of this morning.  

“Armed officers alongside divisional units and the police helicopter continue to be in the area and a number of cordons remain in place while investigations continue.

The victim, named locally as Sammy Lee Lodwig, was found dead in a rented house at 3am following a reported stabbing in Swansea, South Wales.

“We appreciate the local community’s continued support while our investigations are ongoing.

Chanelle Jones posted a message saying: Such a young beautiful girl! RIP. Gone but not forgotten. Such a cruel world. 

Teresa Ogbekhiulu, who is studying in the area, said: “It’s really alarming to have something like this happen just by me.

The leafy suburban road where Ms Lodwigs body was found had been cordoned off while police searched for the killer.

“It’s really sad. I didn’t hear anything, first I had seen was on my phone on the news. I had no idea what was going on and I literally just got off my bed, looked outside and saw police everywhere.”

The victim, named locally as Sammy Lee Lodwig (pictured), was found dead in a rented house in Swansea, South Wales

“We hadn’t heard anything before that. It’s shocking. Stuff like this doesn’t happen in Swansea. It’s quite unusual.”

A friend, who didnt want to be named, said: She was larger than life, fun-loving and a bit of a party girl. 

A number of cordons have been set up in the Mount Pleasant area of the city as police continue to search the area

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