Pontefract murder investigation update

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POLICE investigating a the death of a man in Pontefract have charged a 39-year-old man with murder.

Wayne Moffitt, of Minden Way, Pontefract, is due to appear before magistrates tomorrow morning charged with the murder of 71-year-old Geoffrey Bradburn of Pontefract.

Police were called to Beastfair after reports that a man had been assaulted at 11.40pm on Wednesday.

He was taken to Pontefract Hospital where he died from his injuries.