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Barnsley man Nigel Evans dies in hospital after attack

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Image caption Emergency services were called to Sunderland Terrace, in Barnsley on Friday

A man has died in hospital after he was attacked in a Barnsley street.

Nigel Evans, 24, from Barnsley, was found unconscious on Sunderland Terrace at about 17:50 BST on Friday, South Yorkshire Police said.

He was taken to hospital but died on Sunday. A post-mortem examination is expected to take place later.

Magomeds Hizrijevs, 20, of Doncaster Road, Barnsley, appeared before Barnsley Magistrates' Court earlier charged with manslaughter.

Mr Hizrijevs was remanded in custody and will appear at Sheffield Crown Court on 4 August.

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