Police reveal how Sheffield murder victim Anthony Sumner died
Detectives investigating the murder of a man on a Sheffield estate have revealed that he was stabbed to death.
Alan Anthony Marcus Sumner, known as Anthony, was attacked on Windy House Lane, Manor, just before midnight on Thursday.
He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.
The results of a post mortem examination reveal that he suffered fatal stab injuries.
Police taped off and guarded the crime scene after the attack and placed a tent at the spot where Mr Sumner’s body was found in a bid to preserve forensic evidence.
The cordon was lifted yesterday and floral tributes now mark the spot.
A 49-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy, both from Sheffield, have been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Detective Chief Inspector Simon Palmer, leading the murder probe, said: “We are doing everything we can to establish the sequence of events that led to the tragic death of Anthony.”