MURDER INQUIRY LATEST: Detectives returning to scene of attack on tragic Doncaster teacher Lewis Siddall

Lewis Siddall.
Lewis Siddall.

Detectives investigating the death of Doncaster teacher Lewis Siddall will tonight appeal for information outside the bar where he was allegedly assaulted a week ago.

Mr Siddall, aged 24, was found dead at his home in Skellow, on Friday, August 14, after he was reportedly attacked at the VDKA bar in Silver Street, Doncaster, at around 11pm the night before.

Police have launched a murder inquiry and will be outside the bar tonight between 9pm and midnight in a bid to find potential witnesses.

Detective Chief Inspector Steve Handley, who is leading the inquiry, said: “The investigation is still in the very early stages and we are carrying out a vast amount of work to establish the full facts about what happened to Mr Siddall.

“A team of officers will have a clear presence in Silver Street outside the VDKA bar tonight - we will be there simply to speak to anyone who might have information about what happened.

“We are committed to finding answers for Mr Siddall’s family and urge anyone with information to tell us what they know.”

Mr Siddall, who died as a result of a head injury, taught at Copley Junior School in Sprotbrough.

Read more: School tributes.

A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information should contact South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident 122 of 14 August 2015.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.