Everything known about latest murder on Sheffield estate

As a murder suspect is questioned today over the death of a man on a Sheffield estate, here is everything known so far.

Friday, 30th July 2021, 6:30 pm

Detectives launched the probe after a man was critically injured in an attack on Windy House Lane, Manor, just before midnight.

Despite the efforts of paramedics to save the 42-year-old victim, he could not be revived and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crime scene was cordoned off and enquiries were launched into the circumstances surrounding the murder.

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A murder investigation has been launched in Sheffield

A 49-year-old man was later arrested and remains in police custody.

Police officers remain at the crime scene piecing together exactly what happened.

Officers are carrying out CCTV analysis from cameras in and around the crime scene and door-to-door enquiries are being carried out in the neighbourhood.

Detective Chief Inspector Simon Palmer said: “I’d like to offer my reassurance to the local community that we are doing all we can to locate those responsible.

“I understand how shocking this incident will have been to you. Please know that our enquiries continue at pace and we have a dedicated team working tirelessly on the investigation, carrying out CCTV analysis and conducting door-to-door enquiries.

“Our neighbourhood officers will be carrying out additional patrols to provide reassurance. If you see our officers out on patrol, please do go and speak to them, they are there to help and support you.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 1,000 of July 29.

Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111.

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