DYFED-Powys Police have confirmed that they have found and arrested a man in connection with the murder of Simon Clark from Pendine.

In a statement issued this evening they said:

Dyfed-Powys Police can confirm that 52-year-old Steve Baxter has been found.

He was arrested on suspicion of murder this afternoon (Saturday, October 27) in Carmarthenshire, and is currently in police custody.

Baxter has been wanted by police in connection with the death of Simon Clark who was found at Grove Caravan Park in Pendine on Friday, September 28.

Mr Clark’s family has been told of the development.

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Jones, said: “I would like to thank the public for their support in helping us trace Baxter. I am pleased he is now in police custody, bringing the search to a conclusion.

“Our thoughts and sympathy remain with Simon Clark’s family.”

Four people have already been charged with offences in connection with the murder and are currently on remand.

Jeffrey Stephen Ward, aged 40, from Pendine, has been charged with murder.

Linda Mary Rowley, aged 52, from Pendine, has been charged with assisting an offender. (murder)

Kirston Macklin, a 52-year-old man, from Newport, Gwent, has been charged with assisting an offender. (murder)

Julie Louise Harris, aged 46, from Tonypandy, has been charged with assisting an offender. (murder)

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