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Two in court accused of murdering Lithuanian man in Rotherham

Zygimantas Kromelys Image copyright South Yorkshire Police
Image caption Zygimantas Kromelys died at the house in Denman Street on Sunday

A man and woman have appeared in court charged with murdering a 26-year-old man.

Zygimantas Kromelys, from Lithuania, was stabbed in the chest at a house in Denman Street, Eastwood, Rotherham at about 21:30 GMT on Sunday.

Lithuanian nationals Dimitrijus Jakimovas, 32, and Indre Barysaite, 29, both of Denman Street, are due at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday.

They were remanded in custody at Barnsley Magistrates' Court earlier.

A post-mortem examination revealed Mr Kromelys died from a stab wound to the chest.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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