Second man charged over murder of Jordan Marples-Douglas in Sheffield

A second man has been charged over the murder of Jordan Marples-Douglas in Sheffield

Saturday, 27th June 2020, 12:52 pm
Updated Saturday, 27th June 2020, 12:55 pm

Aaron Johnson, 21, of Mawfa Crescent, Norton, appeared before court this morning, Saturday June 27, charged with murder following the death of Mr Marples-Douglas.

Police were called to a property on Woodthorpe Road on Friday, March 6 after reports that Mr Marples-Douglas, 23, had been found with multiple stab wounds.

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Jordan Marples-Douglas was found with multiple stab wounds in March and died a short time later.

He died at the scene a short time later.

Johnson, who was arrested on Thursday, June 25, is the second man to be charged in connection with his death.

Ben Jones, 25, of no fixed address, was also charged with murder on March 12 and is currently remanded in custody awaiting trial.

A 21-year-old Sheffield woman remains on police bail after being arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Johnson has been remanded in custody to reappear before court next month.

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