A MURDER investigation has been launched after a man drove up to a police station with a dead body in his car.
WalesOnline understands the man arrived at Porthcawl Police Station at around lunchtime today.
A spokeswoman for South Wales Police confirmed the force is investigating the sudden death of a 21-year-old woman from the Porthcawl area.
She said a 49-year-old man has been taken into custody and is assisting officers with their investigation.
The victim's family has been informed.
Forensic officers have erected a tent in the back yard of the police station near the sea front and a large number of officers have been seen coming and going all afternoon.