Two men charged with the murder of 20-year-old Javell Morgan
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On Monday 15 August 2022 at around 12:15am, police were called to a serious incident on Claremont Road.
When officers attended the scene, 20-year-old Javell Morgan was found with serious injuries and was taken to hospital.
Javell was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.
On Thursday 18 August, two men were arrested in Huddersfield in connection to the murder of Javell Morgan and were held in custody for further enquiries.
Today (Saturday 20 August 2022), we can confirm the following two males have been charged with Murder:
Jacob Doughty (13/05/2001) of Ponyfield Close, Huddersfield
Simeon Baptiste (04/07/1998) of Wellfield Bank, Huddersfield
The two males have been remanded in custody and will appear before Manchester & Salford Magistrates court on Monday 22 August 2022.
Detective Chief Inspector Neil Higginson said: "Our thoughts remain with Javell's family and friends at this heart breaking time. Specially trained officers and support services are supporting Javell's loved ones.
"Our officers remain present to provide reassurance within the Moss Side community. Although two suspects have been charged today, our enquiries are ongoing.
"We would urge the public to please contact us if you have any further information at all, any amount of information brings us one step closer to providing justice for Javell and his loved ones".
Anyone with information including photos or videos, can submit it to our dedicated public portal here: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/06GMP22A55-PO1.
Information can also be given by calling 101, or by using our online LiveChat service on our website via www.gmp.police.uk.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.