Teen appears in court charged with the murder of Sheffield man

An 18-year-old Sheffield man has appeared in court this morning charged with the murder of a man who was fatally stabbed in the street.

Monday, 30th May 2016, 11:09 am
Updated Monday, 30th May 2016, 12:18 pm
Matthew Wilson died of stab wounds, which he is believed to have sustained during an assault in Wadsley Lane, Wadsley just before 2.35am on May 28.

Lucas Bigley, of Wadsley Lane, Wadsley, appeared at Sheffield Magistrates' Court charged with the murder of 19-year-old Matthew Wilson.

Following the short hearing, Bigley was remanded in custody. He is next due to appear at Sheffield Crown Court later this year.

Emergency services were called at around 2.35am on Saturday, May 28 following reports Matthew had allegedly been assaulted in Wadsley Lane, near to the junction with Braemoor Road, Wadsley.

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Matthew was taken to hospital with serious injuries where he was pronounced dead.

A post-mortem examination concluded that the cause of death was multiple stab wounds.

His family are being supported by specialist officers.

Flowers and messages of love have begun to be laid at Wadsley Lane, near to the junction with Braemoor Road where it is believed 19-year-old Matthew Wilson was fatally stabbedin the early hours of Saturday morning.

One tribute left at the scene read: “Love you forever, no matter where you are.

“Keep that cheeky grin on your face.

“I will truly miss you.”

Road closures and diversions were in place around Wadsley Lane for several hours on Saturday while detectives carried out their enquiries.

Police have asked the public to be considerate when making any comments on social media.

Officers would like to hear from anyone with information about the incident – please call 101 quoting incident number 134 of May 28.

Information can also be given to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111