South Yorkshire stab victim named - FIRST PHOTO

Victim: Sammy Haughton.
Victim: Sammy Haughton.
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THIS is Sammy Haughton - named today by police investigating his death in South Yorkshire.

The 29-year-old died following a disturbance at a house on Colley Cresent, Kendray, near Barnsley, in the in the early hours of yesterday morning, Tuesday, December 6.

Mr Haughton, also from Kendray, was treated at the scene by paramedics but they were unable to revive him.

His family released a tribute today, saying: “Sammy was loved by his family and we are devestated by the loss of a son, brother and dad.

“We ask that if anyone has any information about Sammy’s death to contact the police.”

A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and questioned yesterday.

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