Killer still at large two-and-a-half years after fatal stabbing of young man in Sheffield

The murder of a young man in Sheffield two-and-a-half years ago remains unsolved today.

Monday, 22nd February 2021, 7:44 am

Kavan Brissett, aged 21, was stabbed on August 14, 2018 and died in hospital four days later, with his killer still at large.

Kavan was attacked on the Grammar Street car park in Upperthorpe and was found collapsed on nearby Langsett Walk, where he managed to stagger to, a short time later.

A man was caught on CCTV running away from the crime scene but has never been tracked down.

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Kavan Brissett was stabbed to death

Four men were charged with conspiracy to commit robbery as part of the police investigation into the murder and are due to stand trial.

Detectives investigating the murder are keen to trace Ahmed Farrah, who is believed to hold vital information about the stabbing.

He was captured on CCTV at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, where he was treated for facial injuries, on the same night that Kavan was stabbed.

He returned to the hospital the following day but then disappeared.

Farrah, who is also known as ‘Reggie’, was last seen in Cardiff the month after Kavan’s death but then went to ground.

Friends, relatives and acquaintances have all been visited and harbouring notices have been served, warning that anyone helping him evade arrest faces prosecution.

Farrah’s passport has never been found by police officers searching for him, so it is possible that he may now be abroad.

Anyone with information about the murder or Farrah’s whereabouts should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 827 of August 14.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted on 0800 555111.

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