Andrew John Davies, 52, from Aberaman due in court this morning.
A ,52 year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of Luke Williams in Aberaman last month.
26 year-old Mr Williams was pronounced deceased on Thursday, December 19th at Prince Charles Hospital following an incident in Commerce Place on the Monday.
Andrew John Davies, from Aberaman, was initially arrested and charged with causing Grievous Bodily Harm and was remanded into custody at Merthyr Magistrates Court.
Davies has now been charged with the murder of Mr Williams and will appear at Cardiff Crown Court this morning.