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South Yorkshire Police - Murder of Tom Bell

We are investigating the murder of 21 year old Tom Bell on Thursday 17th January 2019 at the Maple Tree Public House, Plantation Road, Balby, Doncaster, and are appealing for witnesses to come forward who may have information.


Details of Incident

South Yorkshire Police are investigating the death of Tom Bell who was shot and killed whilst in the Maple Tree Public House in Balby, Doncaster approximately 8.45pm Thursday 17th January 2019. We are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or may have any information which may assist the Police in this investigation. Were you in or around the area of the pub at the time of the shooting?
Have you seen someone with a firearm outside the public house?
Did you see a white BMW series 1 Hatchback around the area at the time of the shooting or minutes later near to White Cross Lane which runs between Balby and Wadworth?Can you provide any information regarding the whereabouts of the fiream used?
Can you provide any information regarding who was responsible?
If you were driving a vehicle near to or at the scene at the time of the shooting do you have any Dashcam footage?

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to someone, please call 101 and ask for South Yorkshire Police, quoting inc no 796 of 17/1/19. Alternatively you can contact the incident room directly on 01709 443531 (NOT STAFFED 24 hrs) or contact the independent crime fighting charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111