Tributes paid to much loved 'son, brother and daddy' killed on Sheffield estate

Tributes have been paid to a much loved ‘son, brother and daddy’ killed on a Sheffield estate this weekend.

Sunday, 18th April 2021, 8:30 am

The 32-year-old, named locally as Danny, was found seriously injured on Fretson Green, Manor, in the early hours of yesterday.

Emergency services were deployed but he could not be saved and was pronounced dead at the scene, triggering a murder probe.

Police taped off the crime scene and surrounding streets while crime scene investigation work was carried out.

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Tributes have been paid to a young man whose death is at the centre of a murder probe in Sheffield (Photo: Dean Atkins)
Tributes have been paid to a young man whose death is at the centre of a murder probe in Sheffield (Photo: Dean Atkins)

Tributes to the murder victim have been paid online, with friend Rianna Pearce among those to have expressed her heartache at his death.

Posting on Facebook, she wrote: “RIP Danny, can’t believe you have gone Grown up with you.

“You were a son, brother, daddy. Everyone around you loved you.

“You will be greatly missed.”

In another tribute, Sophie Stevenson wrote ‘gone but never forgotten’.

Stephen Keady added: “RIP Danny, couldn't believe it was you when I heard. You were a good lad, always funny. Gone way too soon, fly safe bro.”

Lisa Bee described Danny as a ‘proper cheeky chap’ whose ‘heart was in the right place’.

South Yorkshire Police said the murder victim’s family is being ‘supported by our specialist officers’ while the investigation into his death continues today.

The force is warning of a heavy police presence on the Manor estate over the next few days as officers investigate the killing and seek to reassure residents of their safety.

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote incident number 29 of April 17.

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