Leeds & West Yorkshire

Gomersal mugging death: Man charged with manslaughter

Jean Myers died after a robbery in Gomersal
Image caption Jean Myers was attacked by a man in Gomersal

A man has been charged with the manslaughter of an 89-year-old woman who died after being robbed in the street in West Yorkshire.

Jean Myers was mugged in Quarry Road, Gomersal, at about 1400 BST on Friday.

Police said a man attacked her before making off with her bag. She died in Bradford Royal Infirmary.

Paul Holstead, 26, has been charged with manslaughter and two counts of robbery. He will appear before Dewsbury Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

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