Two charged with murder of Barnsley man

A man and woman have been charged with the murder of a man brutally attacked close to the Trans-Pennine Trail in Barnsley last year.

Friday, 15th February 2019, 10:31 am
Updated Friday, 15th February 2019, 10:32 am
Gary Dean

Scott James Dawson, aged 41, of Allotts Court, Barnsley and Carol Dawson, 71, of Stonewood Grove, Barnsley, were charged with murder this morning.

Gary Dean

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They have been remanded in custody and are due to appear before Sheffield Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

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