Police manhunt continues after fatal stabbing in Sheffield

A man wanted by the police over a fatal stabbing in Sheffield is still on the run after another month has passed.

Friday, 17th January 2020, 12:39 pm
Updated Friday, 17th January 2020, 3:18 pm

Kavan Brissett, aged 21, was stabbed in his chest in a disturbance off Langsett Walk, Upperthorpe, on August 14, 2018.

He was taken to hospital and underwent emergency surgery but died four days later.

Detectives investigating the murder believe 30-year-old Ahmed Farrah could hold vital information about the stabbing but have been unable to trace him.

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Kavan Brissett was stabbed to death in Sheffield

Farrah, who is known as ‘Reggie’ and has links to Broomhall, is said to know he is wanted for questioning and stands accused of deliberately evading arrest.

Despite Crimestoppers offering a £5,000 reward for information leading to his arrest, he remains at large.

He was captured on CCTV at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital’s minor injuries clinic on the same night that Kavan was stabbed.

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

Ahmed Farrah is wanted by South Yorkshire Police

Farrah was treated for facial injuries believed to have been sustained in the same incident in which Kavan was stabbed.

After fleeing from Sheffield, the last confirmed sighting of Farrah was in Cardiff last September.

Four men – Derice Cohen and Ethan Hallows, both 18; Travis O’Grady, 19 and Jason Baker, 29 – have been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery as part of the investigation into the murder but nobody has been charged over the death.

Anyone with information about the incident or Farrah’s whereabouts should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 827 of August, 14, 2018.