21-year-old man stabbed near St Mary’s Street McDonald’s
The incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning
A 21-year-old man was found dead on St. Mary's Street in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Emergency Services were called to the scene shortly before 5am on Sunday following reports of an assault.
We have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in @SWPCardiff city centre during the early hours of this morning.
Officers were called at approximately 4.50am today (Sunday 21st July) to St Mary’s Street following reports of an assault. pic.twitter.com/HHmqeEjnCN
— South Wales Police (@swpolice) July 21, 2019
The victim, from Grangetown in Cardiff, is yet to be formally identified. Staff in a nearby bar witnessed Emergency Services arrive at the scene and said the victim received CPR shortly before being taken in an ambulance.
Det Supt Richard Jones said: "A young man has tragically lost his life early this morning and we are doing all we can to identify the person responsible."
The victim's family have been informed and are being supported.
"Significant" enquiries are being carried out, and there remains a substantial police presence in the city centre, with a large section of St Mary's Street still cordoned off as the investigation continues.
Our St Mary Street store is currently closed due to an incident on St Mary Street. We apologise for the inconvenience and will keep you posted with when we are able to open. Our Barrack Lane store is open as usual. Thank you.
— The Grazing Shed (@TheGrazingShed) July 21, 2019
Any information should be reported to 101 with reference number 1900265784.