Body Identified As Vietnamese Man

Detectives are trying to work out why a man - who died in Abercynon - was thousands of miles away from home.

The body of 41 year old Tinh Van Tran from Vietnam was found near a golf course on Tuesday.

He was wearing a black puffa jacket, grey tracksuit bottoms, white trainers and a check scarf.

Police are releaseing the information to try and trace his family.

His death is currently being treated as unexplained and tests are still being carried out to work out how he died.

Detective Superintendent Paul Hurley, said: "We need to establish his movements leading up to his death - where he was living and what he was doing.

"We believe he may well have had links to the surrounding area, so hope that somebody knows something and will come forward."

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