Support our Nation today - please donate here

Assault victim dies in hospital

28 Jun 2024 1 minute read
Kelvin Evans from Gorseino

The 64-year-old man who has been in hospital since he was assaulted in May – known locally as ‘The Gyp’ – has died.

He has been named as Kelvin Evans from Gorseino.

Mr Evans’ family has said: “We are devastated at the tragic and senseless loss of our wonderful, loving, funny son, brother, uncle, and friend to so many.

“We are trying to come to terms with this whole situation and ask that we are given time to grieve in private as a family.”

A 39-year-old man from Swansea remains in custody.


Police are continuing to appeal for any information about the incident which took place Station Hotel in Gorseinon on May 26.

Witnesses who were either inside the Station Hotel or outside the property and who may have seen anything are urged to contact South Wales Police.

A 54-year-old woman from Swansea arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender remains on police bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information can contact South Wales Police quoting reference: 2400172904.

Support our Nation today

For the price of a cup of coffee a month you can help us create an independent, not-for-profit, national news service for the people of Wales, by the people of Wales.

Notify of
1 Comment
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Mab Meirion
Mab Meirion
17 days ago

Dear, dear, I don’t think you have much future as an obituary writer…

Our Supporters

All information provided to Nation.Cymru will be handled sensitively and within the boundaries of the Data Protection Act 2018.