Sheffield murder probe: Police name man who died after supermarket attack

Mr Adan was attacked outside the Emin Supermarket on Spital Hill. Picture: Google

Mr Adan was attacked outside the Emin Supermarket on Spital Hill. Picture: Google

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A 40-year-old man who died after being attacked outside a Sheffield supermarket has been named.

Ahmed Sayeed Adan, from the Burngreave, was standing outside Emin Supermarket in Spital Hill, at around 3.45am on Sunday, November 20 when he was assaulted.

He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he died on Tuesday, November 29.

A forensic post-mortem examination concluded that Mr Adan died as a result of head injuries.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "It is believed that the man may have been approached outside the store and detectives are keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time.

"Did you see the assault? Did you see anyone behaving suspiciously, or any vehicles driving in the area at the time?"

Anyone with information should call 101 or email enquiries@southyorks.pnn.police.uk quoting incident number 208 of 20 November 2016.

You can also give information anonymously to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.

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