Tributes to tragic mum Dawn

Dawn Backhouse - murder victim from Walkley
Dawn Backhouse - murder victim from Walkley
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HEARTBROKEN relatatives of stabbed mum Dawn Backhouse today released her photograph - and paid tribute to a much-loved mother, daughter, granddaughter and sister.

Detectives investigating 31-year-old Dawn’s death are yet to quiz a man arrested in connection with her death.

The mum-of-three died on the way to hospital after being attacked at her home in Langsett Grove, Walkley, Sheffield. A 44-year-old man with a single stab wound was arrested at the house.

He is still in hospital and is yet to be questioned by police.

Dawn’s three-year-old girl, and another daughter aged nine or 10, were in the house when police arrived at 12.30am last Thursday.

In a statement, her relatives said: “This is a tragic time for our family. Dawn leaves behind three young children. She will forever be in our hearts and will be sorely missed.”

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “The man arrested remains in hospital but is no longer in a critical condition and has been moved off intensive care. He will not be spoken to by police until he is released from hospital.”