Man to go on trial in Sheffield for murder of nine-week-old baby boy

A man is due to go on trial in Sheffield this week, accused of murdering a nine-week-old baby boy.

By Julia Armstrong
Monday, 10th January 2022, 8:38 am

Leon Mathias, aged 32, from Barnsley, is charged with murder and wounding with intent. He is due to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Tuesday, January 11.

The baby boy died in hospital three days after emergency services were called to a property in the Great Houghton area on Barnsley on November 30, 2018.

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Sheffield Crown Court, where a man is set to go on trial for the murder of a nine-week-old baby boy in 2018