A 20-year-old man who was taken ill while in police custody in Newtown later died.

A spokesperson for Dyfed Powys Police said: “DYFED-Powys Police can confirm that on the morning of Saturday, November 23rd, a 20-year-old man was taken ill while in police custody at Newtown Police Station.

"He was taken to hospital where he later sadly died.

"A full investigation has commenced, and Dyfed-Powys Police has referred the matter to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) who will now conduct an independent investigation.

"We are providing full cooperation to the IOPC investigation. Our thoughts are with the family of the man at this sad time.”