Breaking: Man dies eight days after assault

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A MAN has died in hospital eight days after he was assaulted at his home in Doncaster.

John Kidd, aged 26, of Cusworth House, St James Street, died in hospital on Friday after he was assaulted on Thursday, January 5.

Ashley Styring, 24 and also from Cusworth House, had already been charged with causing grievous bodily harm over the attack and was remanded in custody, but appeared at court again today over the incident.

South Yorkshire Police said Mr Kidd sustained a serious head injury during the attack died as a result of the injuries sustained.

A 36-year-old local man also arrested in connection with the attack remains on bail until February.