Man in court over murder

David Wilkes
David Wilkes
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THIS is the man whose bloodied body was found slumped outside his South Yorkshire flat over the weekend.

David Wilkes, aged 39, of Fortway Road, Brinsworth, in Rotherham was found by a neighbour on the landing outside his first-floor flat at around 9am on Saturday.

South Yorkshire Police say Mr Wilkes had suffered head injuries.

Justin Fishlock, 20, also of Fortway Road, Brinsworth, was arrested and quizzed by detectives and was charged with murder on Monday.

He appeared before Rotherham magistrates yesterday and was remanded in custody until tomorrow when he will appear at Sheffield Crown Court.