Two Males Remanded To Crown Court For Murder of Robert Wilson, Linthwaite, Kirklees

Monday 20 January, 2020

Two males have been remanded in custody to appear before a crown court after being charged with the murder of a man in Linthwaite.

Kiyran Earnshaw ( 18) and a 15-year-old youth who cannot be named for legal reasons both appeared before Leeds Magistrates Court today ( 20 January) charged with the murder of Robert Wilson (53) in an incident in Linthwaite on January 16. 

Earnshaw was also charged with two offences of possession of a bladed article and Section 18 assault, while the 15-year-old also appeared charged with an offence of possession of a bladed article.

Both were remanded in custody to appear before Leeds Crown Court on Wednesday January 22.

Sunday 19 January, 2020

19:14

An 18-year-old man and a 15-year-old male will appear before magistrates tomorrow charged with murder and other offences in relation to an incident in Linthwaite.

Kiyran Earnshaw (18) of Field Lane, Batley and a 15-year-old Huddersfield male, who cannot be named for legal reasons, will appear before Leeds Magistrates Court on the morning of Monday January 20, charged with the murder of Robert Wilson (53) in an incident on Manchester Road, Linthwaite on January 16.

Earnshaw has also been charged with two offences of possession of a bladed article and a section 18 assault on a 39-year-old man in the same incident.

The 15-year-old has also been charged with an offence of possession of a bladed article.

West Yorkshire Police would ask members of the public not to speculate on social media on the events of January 16 in order to avoid prejudicing forthcoming court proceedings.

 

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