Friends and family to say goodbye to Sheffield murder victim

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Friends and relatives of a Sheffield murder victim are preparing to say their final goodbyes to him.

Joe Walker, aged 23, of Intake, was stabbed to death on land off Raynauld Road, Manor, in the early hours of Saturday, September 21.

A post mortem revealed he suffered a single stab wound.

A 17-year-old boy charged with his murder is remanded in custody.

Joe’s funeral is to be held at City Road Crematorium on Friday, October 25, at 2.45pm.

His heartbroken parents Karen and Paddy said: “Those who knew and loved Joe would say he was a cheerful lad who would put a smile on anyone’s face.”

n Anyone with information about the murder is asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101.