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A man who died following a stabbing in Cardiff has been named as Jordan Cody-Foster.

The 31-year-old died after being stabbed on Tuesday, November 23, near the Huggard Centre in Cardiff.

Mr Cody-Foster’s family have spoken out about the murder, and ask for “calm” to respect his memory.

South Wales Police said Steven White, aged 44, who was arrested in Splott has been charged with murder.

White is due to appear at Cardiff Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, November 25.

Mr Cody-Foster’s family have released the following statement: “We are grieved and saddened by the sudden, brutal murder of our son, nephew, cousin, brother and father. He was deeply loved by everyone.

“The early years of Jordan’s life were filled with love and hope, and he enjoyed many sporting activities.

“We also pray for the peace of God to keep and comfort us and Jordan’s friends at this very difficult time. We also ask for calm from those who knew him in respect of his memory and do not take any action into your own hands.”



Forensics taking pictures of the incident

Officers were alerted to the stabbing about 9am on Tuesday, November 23, and a cordon was placed around Hansen Street, Butetown, Cardiff.

Nine police vehicles and three ambulance vehicles, as well as CID and forensic officers, were spotted at the scene.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Matt Davies said: “Our thoughts are with Jordan’s friends and family who are devastated by his death.

“Understandably his death has also shocked the community, particularly those who work and reside at the nearby Huggard Centre, and I would like to thank them for the support they have given the police investigation.

“We are extremely grateful for all information received and would urge anyone else with information to please contact us.”

Though South Wales Police are not looking for anyone else in connection to the incident, an investigation is still ongoing.

Those with any information are encouraged to contact South Wales Police quoting occurrence *410667.

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