Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Man held over Jon-Paul Smith murder in Sheffield

Jon-Paul Smith Image copyright South Yorkshire Police handout
Image caption Jon-Paul Smith, originally from Liverpool, died in hospital on Saturday

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a Liverpool man in Sheffield city centre.

Jon-Paul Smith, 42, was assaulted at the junction of West Street and Eldon Street at about 23:50 BST on Friday.

He died in hospital the next day. A post-mortem examination found he died from head injuries.

A 24-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assault and a 31-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender have been released on bail.

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