Two Charged with the Murder of Church Organist Alan Greaves

11/01/2013

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has today authorised South Yorkshire Police to charge Ashley Foster, 21, and Jonathan Bowling, 22, with the murder of 68 year old church organist Alan Greaves.

Mr Greaves died following an incident which occurred at High Green, Sheffield on Christmas Eve.

Chris Hartley, of CPS Yorkshire and Humberside, said: "Following an investigation by South Yorkshire Police, CPS lawyers received a file of evidence relating to the death of Alan Greaves. A lawyer has today authorised South Yorkshire Police to charge Ashley Foster and Jonathan Bowling with the murder of Alan Greaves."

Both have now been informed of the charges and will appear before Sheffield Magistrates Court on Friday 11 January.