Home  |  About Us  |  Latest News  |  Photograph Gallery  |  Contact Us

Man & Woman charged with the MURDER of Damian John Hill, Roath

South Wales Police have formally charged a man and woman for the murder of Damian John Hill following an assault on Oakfield Street, Roath on May 27 2018.

Kalib Steven Facey, 19 and Philomena McDonagh, 33 both of no fixed address are accused of murdering Damian John Hill aged, 39. They are also accused of robbery after a bank card was found relating to a separate incident.

South Wales Police say that there has been a total of 5 arrests following the death of Damian John Hill. A 33-year-old woman has been released under investigation. No further action is being taken against a 26-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman who were originally arrested.

Police say that they are still appealing for information from anyone who was in the area and who may have heard or witnessed the incident and that they are particularly keen to speak to a man who was speaking to Mr Hill while he was waiting for the ambulance to arrive.

Copyright 2018  |  All Rights Reserved
South Wales News Service | Part of the SMA Media Group

03/06/2018  |  20:07 |  By: Shaun Ashford, SMA Media Group

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter

South Wales Police were called to an assault on Oakfield Street, Roath at around 2.10am on May 27 2018.

Damian John Hill was taken to the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, however sadly died as a result of his injuries.

Detective Chief Inspector Rob Cronick, who is leading the investigation, said:

We are still working to identify all persons who were in the vicinity of Oakfield Street around the time of the attack in the early hours of last Sunday. Anyone who was in the area, or who witnessed anything suspicious but has not yet come forward, is urged to contact police via 101 - or crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 - quoting occurrence 1800189067.”

Mr Hill’s family has paid tribute to him saying: “Damien was a much loved member of our family. We are devastated and shocked that he has been murdered. We would like to thank the Police for the enquiries and investigation conducted so far, and would especially like to thank members of the public who have come forward with information, and we urge any other members of the public who may have information no matter how small it may seem to contact the police.”

South Wales News Service will be providing updates as this tragic case continues.

Anyone with information is urged to contact South Wales Police via 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 - quoting occurrence 1800189067.