BREAKING: Four men charged with the murder of Jarvin Blake

Date published: 16 August 2018 11:42
Dated: 16 August 2018 12:40:55

Four men arrested in connection to the death of Jarvin Blake earlier this year have today been charged with his murder.

Twenty-two year old Jarvin was fatally stabbed on Catherine Street, at the junction with Brackley Street, in the Burngreave area on the afternoon of Thursday 8 March.

A 23-year-old man also suffered injuries during the incident. He has since made a full recovery.

The four men were charged with murder earlier this morning and will appear before Sheffield Magistrate’s Court at the next available hearing.

- Josiah Foster, 26, of the Manor, Sheffield, charged with murder
- Lewis Barker, 26, of Parson Cross, Sheffield, charged with murder
- Caine Gray, 27, of Treeton, Rotherham, charged with murder
- Devon Walker, 24, of Burngreave, Sheffield, charged with murder. Walker is also charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm in relation to the injuries sustained by the 23-year-old man.

Detective Chief Inspector Steve Handley, the Senior Investigating Officer, said: “This has and continues to be a complex and detailed investigation and I’d like to thank Jarvin’s friends and family for their support and patience while we’ve continued with our enquiries.

“I’d also like to thank members of the local community who have provided us with information so far and would continue to ask anyone who has information to get in touch with us via 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”

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