Doncaster man on murder charge

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A wanted man detained by armed police in Doncaster on Monday evening has been charged with murder.

Karl Gaskin, 41, who was arrested at a house in Broughton Avenue, Bentley, appeared before Leeds magistrates yesterday accused of the the murder of Sidney Cox, 57, who died the day after being attacked at a gipsy commune on Middleton Lane, Thorpe, near Rothwell, on Saturday, August 24.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Leeds Crown Court with other defendants from Doncaster already charged in connection with the murder