Teenagers charged in Mexborough murder case

Teenagers charged in Mexborough murder case

By David Parker | 15/01/2021

Teenagers charged in Mexborough murder case
Lewis Williams

TWO teenagers are due to appear at court today charged with the murder of a 20-year-old man shot in Mexborough.

A 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy, both from Doncaster, will appear at Doncaster Magistrates' Court charged with the murder of Lewis Williams, possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and criminal damage.

The 16-year-old has also been charged with assault.

Neither of the boys can be identified for legal reasons.

Lewis died after being shot on Wath Road on Monday afternoon.

A 20-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed pending further enquiries, a police spokeswoman said, while a 22-year-old man and a 32-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder both remain in police custody.

A 20-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting incident number 495 of January 11.

You can also contact independent charity Crimestoppers to give information anonymously, via their website – www.crimestoppers-uk.org – or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.

Alternatively, you can also provide information directly to the investigation team via the Major Incident Public Portal here at https://mipp.police.uk/operation/14SY21A01-PO1




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