Rotherham man charged in connection with fatal stabbing

Rotherham man charged in connection with fatal stabbing

By Jill Theobald | 05/01/2022

Rotherham man charged in connection with fatal stabbing

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of a man at a Sheffield pub on Boxing Day have charged a Rotherham man in connection with the fatal stabbing.
Layton Morris (24), of Sidney Street in Rotherham, appeared at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday charged with assisting an offender in relation to the death of Macaulay Byrne.
He was remanded into custody until his next court appearance on a date yet to be set.
Mr Byrne (26), also known as Coley, was stabbed at the Gypsy Queen pub on Drake House Lane in Beighton at about 10pm on Boxing Day. 
He was taken to hospital but later died from his injuries.
Police said enquiries were ongoing. 
A spokesperson said anyone with information should contact them on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or at www.crimestoppers-uk.org quoting incident number 845 of December 26.”
Footage of the incident or the moments before it is also being sought and can be submitted at https://mipp.police.uk/operation/14SY21K10-PO1. 



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