Fourth person charged with murder of Lewis Williams

Fourth person charged with murder of Lewis Williams

By David Parker | 01/02/2021

Fourth person charged with murder of Lewis Williams
Lewis Williams

A FOURTH person has been charged with the murder of Swinton man Lewis Williams.

Jack Parkes (20), of Arnold Crescent, Doncaster, appeared at Doncaster Magistrates' Court on Saturday charged with the murder of the 20-year-old.

He was re-arrested on Friday by detectives investigating the murder, a spokeswoman for South Yorkshire Police said.

Three other people have been charged with murder - two boys, aged 16 and 17, who cannot be named for legal reasons, and Ryan Nisbet (20), of Springwood Road, Barnsley.

All three are due to appear at Sheffield Crown Court today (Monday).

Mr Williams died on Wath Road, Mexborough, on the afternoon of January 11.


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A 54-year-old man from Rotherham was arrested last Tuesday on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.

A 49-year-old man from Doncaster was arrested on January 22 on suspicion of assisting an offender and possession of ammunition and was bailed pending further enquiries.

A 32-year-old man from Doncaster, a 22-year-old man from Rotherham and two other men, both aged 20, were also arrested and bailed as part of the investigation.

Police said the investigation into Mr Williams' death continued and anyone who had information should get in touch.

They can provide information directly to the investigation team via the online Major Incident Public Portal or by calling 101 quoting incident number 495 of January 11.

They can also give information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers via their website or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.


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