SOUTH WALES POLICE has confirmed in an official statement that Chun XU, aged 31, has been charged with the murder of 16-year-old Wenjing LIN (alias Wenjing XU), as well as the attempted murder of a 38-year-old man.

Chun Xu will appear before Merthyr Tydfil Magistrates Court on Thursday, 11th March, 2021.

A 38 year-old man previously arrested in connection with the incident remains in hospital in a stable condition and is no longer being treated as a suspect in relation to this incident.

The victim and accused are not related, the police said.