Manslaughter charges for teen

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A TEENAGER has been charged with manslaughter following the death of an 18-year-old at a party.

Steven Simpson suffered significant burns after an incident at a party in Pleasant View, Cudworth, in the early hours of Saturday, June 23.

He died from his injuries at Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield, the day after.

A 19-year-old man from Cudworth is due to appear at Barnsley Magistrates’ Court on Monday, November 26, on manslaughter charges.