Leeds & West Yorkshire

Gomersal mugging death: Man appears in court

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

A man has appeared in court in connection with the death 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, on 17 June and died later in hospital.

Paul Holstead, 26, of Shirley Parade, Gomersal, appeared at Dewsbury Magistrates' Court charged with manslaughter and two counts of robbery.

He was remanded into custody to appear before Leeds Crown Court on 28 June.

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