Third man arrested over death in city granted bail

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A third man arrested over the death of a 42-year-old in Sheffield city centre has been bailed.

The 27-year-old was arrested on Monday on suspicion of the murder of Jon-Paul Smith, before being released on bail on Tuesday.

Mr Smith, from Netherthorpe, who lived in Sheffield for around 20 years after moving to the city from Liverpool, was assaulted at the junction of West Street and Eldon Street on Friday night. He died of head injuries on Saturday.

A 24-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assault, and a 31-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assisting offenders, have both been bailed.

n Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident number 1,315 of September 5.