Man charged with murder

Police closed Middleton Lane in Thorpe, Wakefield, after a man's body was discovered at a nearby property.'pic mike cowling aug 25 2014
Police closed Middleton Lane in Thorpe, Wakefield, after a man's body was discovered at a nearby property.'pic mike cowling aug 25 2014

A man charged with the murder of Sidney Cox is expected to appear in court this morning.

Karl Gaskin, 41, was arrested in Doncaster last night and will appear before Leeds Magistrates today.

Mr Cox, 57, died the day after being attacked at a house on Middleton Lane, Thorpe, near Rothwell, on Saturday, August 24.

Anyone with any information should contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry team on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555111.