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Man charged with manslaughter in Castleford body inquiry

A 47-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a man in Castleford.

Police at Gannet Close in Castleford

The body of 39-year old Jeffrey Howarth was found on Thursday at a property on Gannet Close.

Ian Robinson, from Castleford, was charged last night with manslaughter and will appear before Wakefield Magistrates tomorrow. He remains in police custody. 

A 25-year-old man who was also arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday in relation to this case, has now been released on bail.

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Sepsis: How to spot the signs

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In the early stages, it's often difficult to distinguish sepsis from flu. However, the following symptoms can indicate sepsis:

  • Slurred speech or confusion
  • Extreme shivering or muscle pain
  • Passing no urine (in 18 hours or a day)
  • Severe breathlessness
  • 'I know something's badly wrong with me'
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