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Sheffield detectives still hunt murderer

Simon Holdsworth





A mobile phone also used by the 36-year-old has not been located and officers believe that Mr Holdsworth would have had the items on him at the time of his death. 

Temporary Detective Superintendent Phil Etheridge, who is leading the investigation, said: We have been carrying out extensive and detailed enquiries in the weeks since Mr Holdsworths body was found.

Simon Holdsworth A mobile phone also used by the 36-year-old has not been located and officers believe that Mr Holdsworth would have had the items on him at the time of his death. Temporary Detective Superintendent Phil Etheridge, who is leading the investigation, said: We have been carrying out extensive and detailed enquiries in the weeks since Mr Holdsworths body was found.

Detectives investigating the murder of a Sheffield man are still hunting his killer - five months on.

Simon Holdsworth, aged 36, was battered to death as he walked home from work on Monday, December 16.

His body was discovered in a field off Birley Spa Lane, Hackenthorpe, Sheffield, the following morning.

A 45-year-old Sheffield man was arrested on suspicion of murder in January but so far nobody has been charged.

Simon, a paint sprayer, had just finished work at FBS Prestige in Intake and was attacked as he was walking the final part of his journey home after catching a bus to Hackenthorpe.

A post mortem examination revealed he died from head injuries.

Simon, a Sheffield Wednesday supporter, lived with his fiancée Carleen McKeown and her four-year-old son Tiarnan in Westfield Avenue, Hackenthorpe.

The couple were due to get married next year.

Police retrieved CCTV footage of a car which pulled up near to the field where Simon was killed moments before he arrived.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.

 
 
 

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