Teenager charged with murder

Crime scene on Middle Lane.
Crime scene on Middle Lane.

A 17-year-old man has been charged with murder.

He will appear before court on Monday charged with the murder of Sidney Cox.

Mr Cox, 57, died a day after he was attacked at a house on Middle Lane in Thorpe, near Rothwell, on August 24.

The teenager was arrested in the Wythall area of West Mercia on Friday.

Four other men, all from the Doncaster area, have also been charged in relation to Mr Cox’s murder.

Anyone with any information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.