A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found unresponsive in Cwmbran.

The woman, aged 53, was found unresponsive at a house in the town.

She was initially taken to hospital, however, she later died of her injuries.

A 48-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder, Gwent Police have confirmed.

He remains in police custody at this time.

Meanwhile police in Powys have launched a murder investigation following the death of an 87-year-old woman near Brecon.

The woman was airlifted to hospital after police were called to a home in Llanfrynach at around 9.25pm on Friday, August 26 but the police have confirmed that she died on Saturday.

A 57-year-old man, who remains in police custody, was arrested at the scene.