Kieran Hayes: Murder suspect due in court over Sheffield fishing pond death

A murder suspect is due in court today over the death of a man following an incident at a fishing pond in Sheffield.

By Claire Lewis
Monday, 20th June 2022, 8:53 am
Updated Monday, 20th June 2022, 8:53 am

Kieran Hayes, aged 33, is accused of the murder of 50-year-old Kevin Hodkinson and due before Sheffield magistrates this morning.

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He was arrested and later charged after emergency services were called at 9.21pm on Thursday, June 16 over concerns for a man at a fishing pond off Herries Road in the Shirecliffe area of Sheffield.

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Kieran Hayes is due in court today accused of murdering Kevin Hodkinson in an incident at a fishing pond off Herries Road, Shirecliffe, last week

The man, father-of-three Mr Hodkinson, from Sheffield, was taken to hospital but pronounced dead a short time later.

In a tribute, his family said: “Kevin was a much loved son, dad, grandad, brother, partner, uncle and friend.

“We are devastated to lose him.”

Hayes, 33, of Oxspring Bank Road, Sheffield, has been remanded in custody since he was charged with murder.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 1,014 of June 16.