Man dies following incident in Pencoed pub

A 72-year-old man who was taken to hospital following an assault in Pencoed, Bridgend, on Tuesday, August 29 has died.

He has been named as Gavin Weekes from Pencoed.

In a statement, Mr Weekes’ family said: “As a family we are devastated. We would like to thank family and friends for all their support and kind messages at this time”.

Detectives are continuing to investigate what happened in The Chatterton Arms, Pencoed, at around 8.30pm on Tuesday, August 29, while the family are being supported by specially trained officers.

A 29-year-old man arrested in connection with the incident is on police bail while enquiries continue.

Detective Chief Inspector Matt Davies of the South Wales Police Major Crime Investigations Team said: “I extend my sympathies to Mr Weekes’ family at this very sad time for them.
“We are continuing to appeal to anyone who was in the Chatterton Arms at the time of the incident and who may have information that would assist our enquiries to please contact police.”

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to please contact South Wales Police by one of the following means quoting occurrence 2300291285.


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