Sheffield family approach Christmas with killer of loved one still on the run

A Sheffield family is approaching a second Christmas with the killer of their loved one still on the run.

Friday, 13th December 2019, 1:18 pm

Kavan Brissett died after he was stabbed off Langsett Walk, Upperthorpe, in August 2018.

The 21-year-old underwent emergency surgery but died in hospital four days later.

His death is being treated as a targeted attack.

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Kavan Brissett was stabbed to death in Sheffield

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 police investigation into the stabbing, but nobody has been charged over the death.

Detectives investigating the murder are searching for 30-year-old Ahmed Farrah, who is believed to hold vital information about the stabbing.

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

A £5,000 reward for information leading to his arrest has been offered by Crimestoppers.

He was captured on CCTV at the minor injuries clinic 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 from Sheffield.

Detectives believe he was injured in the same incident as Kavan.

It is believed possible that he may have fled the country.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 827 of August, 14, 2018.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555111.