Home » ‘Lovely’ lady, 71, knifed to death, after ‘asking neighbour to turn music down’ in quiet village

A WOMAN was found knifed to death in her home after allegedly asking a neighbour to turn down his music.

Wendy Buckney-Morgan, 71, was attacked in the quiet village of Clydach near Swansea.

Wendy Buckney-Morgan, 71, was found by police at around 8.20am in the countryside village


Wendy Buckney-Morgan, 71, was found by police at around 8.20am in the countryside villageCredit: WNS
The mum was stabbed to death in broad daylight


The mum was stabbed to death in broad daylightCredit: WNS

Emergency services rushed to save her life about 8:20am on Tuesday morning but she could not be saved.

Wendy, who founded a popular riding school, was well-liked locally and had many friends in the area.

One villager told The Times: “Wendy was a very popular member of the local community, she comes from a big family and is very well-known.

“We have heard that she was stabbed to death after she asked them to turn his music down. It’s absolutely shocking.”

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One neighbour said the community was still coming to grips with the loss.


They said: “She always seemed like a lovely lady and we can’t believe this has happened here. It is just so shocking.”


Conservative councillor Brigitte Rowlands said: “Everybody is really saddened by what has happened.

“It is an awful feeling that this could happen in such a pleasant village.

“We will have to wait and see what the investigation brings.”

Wendy founded the Penyfedw Riding Centre kept horses with stables around three miles away from her home.

South Wales Police said a 55-year-old man was being held on suspicion of murder.

A spokeswoman said: “South Wales Police have commenced a murder investigation following the discovery of the body of a 71-year-old woman in a property in Clydach just after 8.20am.

“A 55-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody”.

Acting Detective Superintendent Mark Lewis said: “Clearly, this incident will cause shock to the close knit community of Clydach.

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“I want to assure the community that an early arrest has been made and we are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.

“There will continue to be an active police presence in the area as we progress our enquiries and seek to reassure the community.”