Fourth person charged in connection with Mexborough murder following re-arrest

A fourth person has been charged with the murder of Lewis Williams in Mexborough.

Friday, 29th January 2021, 9:35 pm

Jack Parkes, 20, of Arnold Crescent, Doncaster, will appear before Doncaster Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Saturday, January 30) charged with murder.

This follows his re-arrest by detectives earlier today. Three other people have been charged with murder.

Two boys, aged 16 and 17-years-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, and a 20-year-old man. All three are currently on remand awaiting further court appearances.

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Lewis Williams was gunned down earlier this month. He was just 20.

The investigation into Lewis’ death continues and anyone who has information yet to speak to officers are asked to please get in touch.

You can provide information directly to the investigation team via the online Major Incident Public Portal - https://mipp.police.uk/operation/14SY21A01-PO1 - or by calling 101 quoting incident number 495 of 11 January 2021.

You can also give information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers via their website – www.crimestoppers-uk.org – or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.

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