TWO men have been arrested in connection to the death of a 43-year-old man who was stabbed in Barnsley.

On Wednesday (September 2) a 33-year-old man from Barnsley was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and 21-year-old man, also from Barnsley, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply.

The men were arrested in connection to the death of Stephen Riley who died in the early hours of June 27 as a result of a stab wound to his chest.

Two others have been charged in relation to his death.

Martin Wilson, 37, of Monsal Crescent, Barnsley has been charged with murder and Julie Evans, 40, also of Monsal Crescent has been charged with assisting an offender. They have been remanded in custody awaiting trial.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “Detectives continue to appeal for information as part of their inquiry.

“If you have information that may help their investigation, please call 101. The incident number to quote is 1227 of June 26.”