Life Sentence For River Taff Murder

A man from Cardiff will spend at least 20 years behind bars for murdering a man for his pin number.

45 year old David Lewis was battered and strangled before being left in the River Taff back in March.

He suffered 80 injuries to his head and face and another 20 to his neck.

The Cardiff Crown Court heard 28 year old heroin addict Gareth Jones attacked him - wanting his bank details.

He had admitted manslaughter but was found guilty of murder.

He was sentenced to life and told he'll have to serve 20 years behind bars before he can be considered for release.

Recently Played Tracks

To listen live, choose your preferred location:


On TV: 26 Greatest Movie Songs

12pm - 2pm

Watch heart TV

  • Whitney Houston I Will Always Love You



  • Irene Cara Flashdance...What A Feeling



  • Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes (I've Had) The Time Of My Life



  • Pharrell Williams Happy



Heart VIP


Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Follow Heart on Twitter