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Sheffield murder victim’s belongings are still missing

Detectives investigating the murder of Simon Holdsworth have revealed that a gold chain worn by him is missing.       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 Simon Holdsworth have revealed that a gold chain worn by him is missing. 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 Sheffield man Simon Holdsworth on his way home from work are still searching for his mobile phone and gold chain.

Simon, aged 36, was attacked in Hackenthorpe as he made his way home from a shift at FBS Prestige, Intake, where he was a paint sprayer.

His body was found in a field off Birley Spa Lane at 6.30am on December 17, and a post mortem examination revealed he had suffered severe head injuries.

A black Nokia 201 mobile phone which he is believed to have been carrying at the time of the attack has not been found and the gold chain he was also thought to have been wearing is missing too.

No arrests have yet been made over the death. Officers want to hear from anyone who may have any information or suspicions about the attack.

n Anyone with information about the murder should call South Yorkshire Police on 101. Crimestoppers – on 0800 555 111 – is also offering a £5,000 reward for information.

 

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