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Two charged over Rotherham street attack murder

Midland Road/Garden Street junction, Rotherham Image copyright Google maps
Image caption John Methley died in hospital six days after he was assaulted in Rotherham

Two men have been charged with the murder of a 39-year-old man in Rotherham.

John Methley died in hospital six days after he was found unconscious in Midland Road on 4 February.

South Yorkshire Police said he died as a result of head injuries.

Kyle Greenwood, 19, of Spa View Road, Sheffield, and Nafees Hussain, also 19, of Teesdale Road, Rotherham, appeared at Sheffield Magistrates' Court earlier charged with murder.

Both men were remanded into custody to appear at the city's crown court on Friday.

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