Man, 60, found dead at home with head injury in North Wales as cops launch murder probe

POLICE have launched a murder probe after a 60-year-old man was found dead at his home in North Wales.

Terence Edwards was found at a flat in Pont Wen, Wrexham at around 7pm on June 1.

A post-mortem has since concluded that Edwards died from a head injury, and North Wales police have now said they are investigating the death as a murder.

Mr Edwards's family has been informed.

Chief Inspector Mark Williams said: "Police were called to 39 Pont Wen, Wrexham shortly before 7pm on Monday 1st June 2020.

"Following entry in to the address the resident, Terence (Terry) Edwards was discovered deceased.

"A dedicated team of trained officers has been set up to investigate the circumstances surrounding Terry’s death."

He went on to appeal to members of the public for information about Edwards's death.

He said the police particularly wanted to speak to anyone with information about who had attended the address between 9pm on May 29 and 7pm on June 1.

He also said there would be an increase police presence in the area while the murder is investigated.

"The family of the victim are currently being supported by a family liaison officer and we ask that they are given privacy to come to terms with the sudden and unexpected death of their loved one," Williams said.

Anyone with any information is being asked to call 101 or use North Wales Police's live chat service, quoting Y078626.

Alternatively, people can attend their local police station or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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