Doncaster woman charged with a murder

A woman has been charged with the murder of a 50-year-old man.

Lisa Thorpe,32, of the Avenue, Bentley, appeared before Sheffield Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday morning charged with murder and was remanded in custody.

John Poole died after a reported assault in the Avenue, Doncaster and was named today by the South Yorkshire Police.

Emergency services were called to the area around 12.30am on Saturday 29 October following the reports that a man had suffered life-threatening stab injuries.

Mr Poole was taken to a hospital with suspected stab wounds and died later that evening.

A post mortem examination carried out on Sunday 30 October concluded that he died as a result of his injuries.

South Yorkshire Police charged Thorpe on Monday night in connection with his death.

A 17-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Enquiries remain ongoing in the area and anyone with information should call 101. 

Daniela Velkova

Journalist University of Sheffield

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