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Man arrested on suspicion of murder of Neath man Richard Andrews

Up to £10,000 reward offered for information leading to a conviction

A 48-year-old Neath man's been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Richard Andrews.

A reward of up to £10,000 has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person o eople responsible.

Mr Andrews, also known as Monkey, was from the Melyn area of Neath. He was reported missing in January 2018, although the last confirmed sighting of him alive was Saturday 16th September 2017.

His body was discovered by a member of the public last September on the banks of the River Neath. 

The 48-year-old man arrested remains in police custody.

A statement from South Wales Police said:

"We continue to appeal for information in relation to Mr Andrews’ death.  

"The independent charity Crimestoppers is today offering a reward of up to £10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the murder of Richard Andrews.

"You can contact the charity 100% anonymously."


The reward will only qualify if information is passed to Crimestoppers’ via 0800 555 111 24/7 or via the untraceable anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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