Ilkeston pensioner death: Man charged with manslaughter

Derek Levers and his grandson Image copyright Derbyshire Police
Image caption Derek Levers collapsed and later died in hospital following an alleged altercation

A man has been charged with manslaughter after a pensioner died following an alleged altercation.

Derek Levers, 86, collapsed at his address after the reported row in Station Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, on Sunday and later died in hospital.

Ryan Belfon, 31, of Stapleton Road, Ilkeston, is also accused of criminal damage, assaulting a police officer and fraud offences, Derbyshire Police said.

He appeared at court on Thursday and has been remanded in custody.

He will next appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 15 June.

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