Police seen checking drains and open land on Sheffield estate after Danny Irons murder

Police search teams have been checking drains and areas of open land on a Sheffield estate where a man was murdered at the weekend.

Monday, 19th April 2021, 12:10 pm

There remains a heavy police presence on the Manor estate this morning in the wake of the murder as detectives try to piece together the circumstances surrounding the killing.

Danny Irons, aged 32, was stabbed to death in an attack on Fretson Green, Manor, in the early hours of Saturday.

A 28-year-old Sheffield man arrested on Saturday was released yesterday but remains under investigation.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Police search teams are on the Manor estate in Sheffield today looking at areas of open land and in drains (Photo: Dan Hayes)

Earlier today Fairleigh Social Club was sealed off and police officers were seen using strimmers to cut back an area of wasteland to the side of it.

Other officers were seen searching drains on Wulfric Road.

A police dog was also seen walking around the crime scene.

Detective Chief Inspector Mark Oughton, leading the police probe, said: “Our inquiry has progressed at pace over the weekend and I would firstly like to thank everyone who has come forward with information so far.

Police search teams are in action on the Manor estate in Sheffield today as part of the investigation into the murder of local man, Danny Irons (Photo: Dan Hayes)

“I continue to appeal to anyone who has information about what happened to Daniel to pass this on to us. If you were in the Fretson Green area between midnight and 1am on Saturday and think you saw something suspicious, please get in touch. Even the slightest bit of information could really help us progress our investigation

“Uniformed officers will remain in the Manor area throughout the week, so please do approach them if you have any questions or concerns.”

Read More

Read More
Man arrested over murder of Danny Irons after Sheffield man stabbed to death on ...

In these confusing and worrying times, local journalism is more vital than ever. Thanks to everyone who helps us ask the questions that matter by taking out a digital subscription or buying a paper. We stand together. Nancy Fielder, editor.