Chris Marriott: Man charged with murder after Sheffield 'Good Samaritan' fatally hit by car in Burngreave

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Hassan Jhangur, 23, has been charged with murder and five counts of attempted murder.

A 23-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of Christian Marriott, known as Chris, who was assisting an unconscious woman when he was hit by a car.

Hassan Jhangur of Whiteways Road, Sheffield, has also been charged with five counts of attempted murder following the incident at College Close, Burngreave.

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On Wednesday (December 27), at around 2pm, emergency services were called to the road following reports of violence and disorder.

As the call was underway, a car collided with a group of people.

The 46-year-old sadly died at the scene, and a 32-year-old woman remains in hospital in a serious condition.

Chris had been out on a walk with his wife and sons, aged eight and six, when he went to provide first aid to a woman lying in the road.

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In a tribute released via South Yorkshire Police, Chris' family said: “Chris was a wonderful husband, dad, brother, uncle - and friend to many.

“The circumstances of his death, although tragic and unfathomable to us his family, show the sort of man he was - to go to help rather than to turn away."

Jhangur remains in police custody and will appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (December 30).

Senior Investigating Officer, DCI Andrew Knowles, said: "This is an utterly heartbreaking case in which a Good Samaritan, who had stepped in to help a stranger in their time of need, has lost his life.

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"Chris leaves behind a loving family including his devastated wife and two young sons. We are absolutely determined to secure justice for Chris and his loved ones following this horrific tragedy."