Man charged with manslaughter after death of Ilkeston pensioner Derek Levers

A man has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of Ilkeston pensioner Derek Levers.

Wednesday, 17th May 2017, 5:03 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:39 pm
He will appear in court tomorrow.

Ryan Belfon, 31, was arrested yesterday, after the death of 86-year-old Mr Levers, who collapsed following an alleged altercation at his home on Station Road, and later died in hospital.

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Belfon, of Stapleton Road, Ilkeston, has now been charged with manslaughter in relation to Mr Levers' death.

He has also been charged with criminal damage at commercial premises, assaulting a police officer, and fraud offences relating to the alleged use of a credit card that did not belong to him.

Belfon was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.