Man due in court charged with manslaughter after death of Glenn Smith in Armley

A man is due to appear in court today (Monday) charged over the death of a man in Armley last week.

Monday, 24th August 2020, 8:07 am
Updated Monday, 24th August 2020, 8:38 am

John Greechan, aged 37, of Highthorne Grove, Armley, has been charged with the manslaughter of Glenn Smith, aged 47, who died after being attacked at his home in Whingate Avenue, Armley, on Thursday, August 20.

Mr Greechan is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates Court this morning.

Jack Horsley, aged 28, of Heights Close, Armley, and Sean McLeary, aged 27, of Edinburgh Avenue, Armley, have each been charged with a public order offence in relation to the incident.

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Glenn Smith and the police scene in Armley.

They have both been released on conditional bail to appear at Leeds Magistrates Court on October 16 and 28 respectively.

A 36-year-old man has been released without charge in relation to the incident but is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates Court today charged with two unrelated assaults on emergency workers.

Two other men, aged 37 and 25, who were arrested have been released without charge.


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