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

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

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