LATEST: Murder suspects remanded in custody by Sheffield magistrates

A man and woman have been remanded in custody over the murder of a man whose body was found near Sheffield.

Tuesday, 30th August 2016, 12:43 pm
Updated Tuesday, 30th August 2016, 1:46 pm
Craig Nelson
Craig Nelson

Mohammed Shiraz Bashir, aged 41, and Leonie Marie Mason, 23, both of Holme Park Court, Huddersfield, have been charged with the murder of Craig Nelson, also known as Craig Preston, 34, from Wath-upon-Dearne.

Mr Nelson’s body was found on the moors off the A628, near the Woodhead Tunnels, on Monday, August 22.

A post-mortem examination found that he died as a result of head injuries.

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Bashir and Mason are due to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Tuesday, September 27.