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Two men charged over murder of John Dawson in Barnsley

John Dawson
Image caption John Dawson's body was found at his home in Worsbrough Common

Two men have been charged with the murder of a man whose body was found at his home in Barnsley.

The body of John Dawson, 57, was found in a house on Highstone Avenue, Worsbrough Common, on Monday afternoon.

A post-mortem examination revealed he had died of head injuries. Two men, aged 41 and 42, were arrested later on Monday.

They have now been charged and are due to appear at Barnsley Magistrates' Court on Friday morning.

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