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Llanelli: Police begin murder inquiry after assault victim, 22, dies

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Murder investigation: Simon Lee Bell died from injuries after an assault on Friday

Murder investigation: Simon Lee Bell died from injuries after an assault on Friday

A 22-YEAR-OLD man, who was rushed to hospital after the attack on Dilwyn Street on Friday night, has tragically died.

Simon Lee Bell, had sustained serious injuries in the attack and was taken to hospital,  but police confirmed this morning that he had tragically passed away.

Police say they are now treating the incident as a murder inquiry.

Two men, aged 52 and 30 are under arrest.

The police have told The Herald that they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

A Dyfed Powys Police spokeswoman told The Herald: “Police can confirm that 22 year old Simon Lee Bell, taken to hospital following an incident in Dilwyn Street, Llanelli on Friday night (Nov 6), has sadly passed away.

“Next of kin have been advised and are being supported by police family liaison officers.

“The incident is now being treated as a murder inquiry and an incident room has been established at Llanelli Police Station.

“Two local males aged, 52 and 30, arrested in connection with the incident, remain in police custody.

“Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.”

A Dyfed Powys Police spokeswoman said: “Police can confirm that 22 year old Simon Lee Bell, taken to hospital following an incident in Dilwyn Street, Llanelli on Friday night November 6, has sadly passed away.

“Next of kin have been advised and are being supported by police family liaison officers.

“The incident is now being treated as a murder inquiry and an incident room has been established at Llanelli Police Station.

“Two local males aged, 52 and 30, arrested in connection with the incident, remain in police custody.

“Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.”

The Police said that they would like to reassure the public that this type of incident remains rare in our area.

The spokesman said: “Please be assured that we are determined to do all we can to protect the public and make sure that they are safe and feel safe. The local Neighbourhood Policing team are engaging with the community to address any concerns.”

Mr Bell’s relatives are being supported by police family liaison officers.

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M4 closed westbound following lorry fire near Swansea

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A SECTION of the M4 near Swansea was shut on Monday (Aug 8) due to a vehicle fire.

The westbound section of the motorway, between junction 47 at Penllergaer and junction 48 at Hendy closed.

Emergency services were called to the scene, and there was queuing traffic in the area.

Traffic monitoring service Inrix reported: “M4 Westbound closed, queueing traffic due to vehicle fire between J47 A48 (Penllergaer / Swansea West Services) and J48 A4138 Pontardulais Road”

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Police appeal after Llanelli assault: victim required hospital treatment

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DYFED POWYS POLICE is investigating an assault which occurred on Regalia Terrace, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire at about 12.05am, Sunday 3rd July.

The victim required hospital treatment.

Officers have carried out all possible lines of enquiry, and are now appealing for help from the public.

They would like to identify the person in the CCTV image, who may have information that could help the investigation.

Anyone who knows who the person is, or if you believe you are pictured, contact Dyfed-Powys Police.

This can also be done either online at: https://bit.ly/DPPContactOnline, by emailing 101@dyfed-powys.police.uk or phoning 101.

If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908.

Please quote reference DP-20220703-011

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111, or visiting crimestoppers-uk.org.

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Successful camping and riding weekends raise £1,400 for lifesaving charity

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MEMBERS from the North Wales branch Trail Riders Fellowship have presented the Wales Air Ambulance with a £1,400 donation following its successful camping and trail riding charity weekends.

The successful fundraiser, which was held for its members near Dolgellau, attracted around 60 members who took part over two weekends.

During both weekends donations were collected from each rider taking part. The riders took to the lanes both north and south of River Mawddach, where they were blessed with lovely weather.

This is not the first time they’ve supported the Wales Air Ambulance. They’ve raised around £3,000 during two previous events.

Reflecting on why the Wales Air Ambulance helicopter charity was chosen to benefit from the event, treasurer for North Wales TRF group, Mike Rowlands said: “We chose the Wales Air Ambulance knowing what a difference it can make when called upon to attend emergencies to all members of the public. It can’t be overstated how important our members see the value of this wonderful charity to the people of Wales.

“The club members are proud to contribute towards keeping the Wales Air Ambulance flying.”

The North Wales branch of the Trail Riders Fellowship promotes responsible trail riding on legal routes around North Wales.

The Wales Air Ambulance Charity emergency service offers advanced critical care and is often described as a ‘Flying ED’. The on-board consultants and critical care practitioners are highly skilled and carry some of the most pioneering medical equipment in the world. They can deliver blood transfusions, administer anaesthesia, and undertake emergency operations at the scene of the incident, before flying the patient directly to specialist care. 

Wales Air Ambulance’s Community Fundraiser Debra Sima was recently presented with the cheque of £1,400 by the North Wales Trail Riders Fellowship members at The Parrot, Drury.

A delighted Debra said: “A huge thank you to all the organisers and riders who took part in the two weekend events. We’re delighted that the North Wales branch of Trail Riders Fellowship has once again decided to support our lifesaving 24/7 charity. In total they’ve raised £4,400 for our Charity during three separate fundraisers, which is amazing. Their continued support will enable us to keep our helicopters in the air and our rapid response vehicles on the road. Thank you so much.”

There are several ways that the public can continue to support the Wales Air Ambulance. These include online donations, signing up to the Charity’s Lifesaving Lottery or by coming up with their own innovative ways to fundraise at home. Further information can be found via www.walesairambulance.com.

Alternatively, a £5 text-message donation can be made by texting the word HELI to 70711.

For more information on Trail Riders Fellowship visit http://trf.org.uk/

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