Man Charged in Sheffield Murder Investigation

Date published: 19 September 2021 13:07
Dated: 19 September 2021 14:06:54

A 31-year-old man has been charged in connection to the murder of a 24-year-old man who was stabbed in Sheffield City Centre on Friday 17 September.  

James Lee, 31, of Doncaster Road, Rotherham has today (19 September) been charged on suspicion of murder and possession of a bladed weapon in public. He has been remanded into custody to appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court on Monday 20 September. 

Police were called at around 4:30pm on 17 September to reports that a man had been stabbed in High Street.

Officers attended the scene and discovered a 24-year-old man who had suffered critical injuries. Despite the best efforts of paramedics, the victim was sadly pronounced dead at around 5:15pm.

Officers continue to appeal for information and witnesses as part of their investigation. If you can help, please call 101 quoting incident number 585 of 17 September.

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