Sheffield murder investigation launched

Date published: 18 June 2019 09:57
Dated: 23 May 2018 08:39:30

Detectives have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a 19-year-old man in Sheffield.

At 11.10pm last night (Tuesday 22 May), emergency services were called to a block of flats in Tannery Close, Woodhouse following a report that a man had been stabbed.

The 19-year-old man was taken to hospital but died in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday 23 May). While formal identification has not yet taken place, his family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

A 17-year-old girl and a 22-year-old man have been arrested in connection to the man’s death, on suspicion of murder. They currently remain in police custody.

At this time there are a number of cordons in place in the area, as detectives work to gather evidence and establish the exact circumstances of the incident.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious last night and anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident number 1030 of 22 May 2018.

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