Detectives investigating Rotherham murder release CCTV images of potential witnesses

Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Rotherham have released CCTV images of potential witnesses.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 29 April, 2019, 10:35
Debenhams in Doncaster

They want to trace a man and woman who they believe were in the area where 39-year-old John Methley was attacked at around 6.25pm on Monday, February 4.

Mr Methley was assaulted by two men on the Midland Road roundabout, at the junction with Garden Street and New Wortley Road in Masbrough, Rotherham. READ MORE: Sheffield United fan who fell through bus shelter in Premier League promotion celebration is released from hospitalHe was left unconscious with serious head injuries, never regained consciousness and died on Sunday, February 10. The potential witnesses in the area at the time of the attack spoke to each other close to the Midland Road roundabout.

A man was captured on CCTV walking towards the roundabout while using his phone, before stopping to speak to the woman. The woman was wearing a jacket with a fur hood, a skirt, knee high boots and she was carrying a large, dark-coloured handbag.

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She is believed to have been walking from Wortley Road towards the roundabout before stopping to speak to a man. Kyle Greenwood, 19, of Spa View Road, Frecheville, Sheffield and Nafees Hussain, aged 19, of Teesdale Road, Masbrough, have both been charged with murder.

LATEST: Police probe continues after man is left fighting for life in shooting in SheffieldAnyone with information should call the murder incident room on 01709 443459.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.