Sheffield murder victim named after three charged

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Police have officially named a man who was stabbed to death in an attack in Sheffield city centre.

Calvein Clarke, aged 45, was discovered bleeding to death near Snig Hill police station on Friday, September 27.

The alarm was raised by a member of the public, and police officers gave emergency first aid until paramedics arrived to take over.

Mr Clarke, from Sheffield, was rushed to the Northern General Hospital but died four days later.

He had been stabbed in an attack at the top of Dixon Lane, at its junction with Haymarket, in Sheffield city centre.

A post mortem examination revealed he had been stabbed in the chest. Three men have been charged in connection with the incident.

Orett Duncan, aged 39, of Harborough Close, Manor, Sheffield, is accused of grievous bodily harm and is due to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Monday, October 14.

Mark Walker, 18, of Brightmore Drive, Netherthorpe, is charged with assisting an offender and is also due to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Monday.

Mustaffa Hamdoon, 18, of no fixed abode, is charged with assisting an offender and is due to appear at court next Wednesday, October 16.

Sheffield Coroner Chris Dorries has been informed of the death but an inquest has not yet been opened.

Police officers called out to investigate the stabbing found a trail of blood on Dixon Lane, and cordoned off the crime scene while forensic experts combed the area for clues.

The scene remained sealed off and under police guard for most of the weekend after the attack.

n Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.