BREAKING: Man charged with Barnsley murder

A man has been charged with murder in Barnsley
A man has been charged with murder in Barnsley
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Police have charged a man with murder following the death of a man in the town last weekend.

The 25-year-old man, arrested yesterday, has been charged with murder, in connection to the death of 37-year-old Richard Broughton.

Kayne Reece Jones, of Christchurch Road, West Melton, Rotherham, will appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning (Monday 8 May), charged with murder. Jones is currently remanded into police custody.

Mr Broughton died in hospital on Sunday April 30 after reportedly being involved in an altercation in Welland Crescent, Elsecar, on Friday April 28.

A post mortem examination revealed that the cause of death was multiple injuries.

South Yorkshire Police is still asking that anyone with information contacts them via 101 quoting incident number 1021 of 28 April 2017.