Man due to appear in court charged with murder of Jordan Marples-Douglas in Sheffield

A 25-year-old man is due to appear in court this morning charged with the murder of Jordan Marples-Douglas in Sheffield.

Friday, 13th March 2020, 8:47 am
Updated Friday, 13th March 2020, 3:56 pm

Ben Jones, of no fixed abode, will appear at Sheffield Magistrates Court.

Jordan Marples-Douglas, aged 23, was found at a property on Woodthorpe Road, Sheffield, shortly after 8pm on Friday, March 6 and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination showed he died from a stab wound to the chest, South Yorkshire Police said.

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Det Insp Scott Harrison said officers were carrying out house to house inquiries in the Woodthorpe area.

A 21-year-old Sheffield woman, who was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of assisting an offender, has been released under investigation. Detectives are continuing to appeal for information and witnesses as part of their investigation, please call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting incident number 856 of 6 March.