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South Yorkshire Police are currently investigating the murder of Lee Davies, who died following a serious assault on Tuesday 18th June on Drummond Street, Rotherham

Details of Incident

Circumstances around the incident are that at 12:18am on Tuesday 18th June 2024, officers were called to reports of an altercation involving a group of men in a car park on Drummond Street, Rotherham.


Upon arrival of emergency services, a man, now named as Lee Davies was found seriously injured. He was taken to hospital but was sadly pronounced dead.


His family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.


A 36-year-old woman initially arrested has now been released without charge. Three men, aged 37, 26 and 45 have been arrested on suspicion of murder, and remain in police custody.


Detective Chief Inspector Ben Wood, who is the Senior Investigating Officer for this case, said: "We would like to reassure the local community following yesterday's distressing news. You are likely to see an increased police presence in the area and I would encourage anyone with any concerns to speak to our officers.


"We have two cordons in place in Rotherham and enquiries are ongoing into the circumstances behind this man's death.


"If you have any information that could help us with our enquiries, relevant footage or if you witnessed this incident, then please do get in touch as it could prove to be invaluable to our investigation."

Contact Information

Please use the link below 'Click here to provide information to the Investigation Team'.


You can get in touch by contacting us on 101 or reporting information online via our portal


Please quote incident number 18 of 18 June 2024 when you get in touch.


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