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.

Sunday, 1st August 2021, 6:42 am

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.

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Anthony Sumner was killed in a stabbing in Sheffield this week

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.”

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