Cadoxton murder investigation Victim named and man charged

A 48-year-old man has been charged with murder following the discovery of a body at an address on Beaconsfield Street, Cadoxton, Neath, on Sunday 7 May.

Mathew Pickering, has been charged with the murder of Georgina Dowey, aged 46.

Pickering has been remanded in custody.

The family of Georgina Dowey has been updated and continue to be supported by a specially-trained family liaison officer.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Matt Powell, said: “My thoughts remain with Georgina’s family who are understandably devastated by what has happened.

“I would like to thank the local community and witnesses for the support they have provided to this investigation to date.

“We are not looking for anybody else in connection with Georgina’s death.

“There has been an increased police presence in Cadoxton since Sunday and this will continue over the coming days as enquiries continue.”

Anybody with information is asked to contact South Wales Police quoting reference 2300147389.


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