Man remanded in custory on murder charge

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A MAN has been remanded in custody today after appearing in court charged with the murder of a South Yorkshire man who was strangled.

Henry Mackellar, aged 50, of Belmont Street, Mexborough, Doncaster, was found dead on Tuesday afternoon.

A post mortem revealed he died from asphyxiation.

Police said his body was discovered at an address on Belmont Street.

Craig Smith, 26, also of Belmont Street, is accused of his murder. He appeared before Doncaster magistrates today and was remanded in custody.