Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Man in court over Doncaster murder

A man has appeared in court charged with murder of a 50-year-old found at a house in Doncaster.

The body of Henry Mackellar was found at an address in Belmont Street, Mexborough, at 1400 GMT on Tuesday.

The victim, of Belmont Street, died from asphyxiation, police said.

Craig Smith, 26, also of Belmont Street, has appeared at Doncaster Magistrates Court charged with murder. He was remanded in custody and is due at Sheffield Crown Court on 31 March.

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