Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Craig Nelson death: Boys bailed over moorland murder

Craig Nelson known as Craig Preston Image copyright South Yorkshire Police
Image caption South Yorkshire Police said Craig Nelson, 34, was known to many as Craig Preston

Two 15-year-old boys arrested in connection with the murder of a man whose body was found on moorland in August have been released on bail.

Craig Nelson, 34, from Wath-upon-Dearne, was found dead at the Woodhead Tunnels in Derbyshire on 22 August.

South Yorkshire Police said a post-mortem examination revealed he died as a result of head injuries.

The force said the two boys were interviewed on Monday before being released on bail.

Officers have now arrested seven people in connection with the death of Mr Nelson, who is also known as Craig Preston.

Mohammed Bashir, 41, and Leonie Mason, 23, both of Holme Park Court in Huddersfield, are due to to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday.

Two 15-year-old boys and a 15-year-old girl were arrested on 30 August and released on bail a day later.

Image copyright Gareth James
Image caption Mr Nelson's body was found on 22 August on the moors at the Woodhead Tunnels