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

The body of John Dawson, 57, was found in a house on Highstone Avenue, Worsbrough Common, on 21 February.

Post-mortem tests revealed he had died of head injuries. Two men, aged 41 and 42, were arrested later on 21 February.

Barnsley magistrates remanded the pair in custody ahead of an appearance at Sheffield Crown Court on 4 March.

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