Police probe continues into murder of man attacked in Sheffield one month ago

Detectives are continuing to investigate the murder of a man attacked in Sheffield one month ago.

Wednesday, 21st August 2019, 7:50 am
Updated Thursday, 22nd August 2019, 6:28 pm

Ex-serviceman Nadeem Qureshi, aged 40, was found critically injured in Station Road, Deepcar, on Wednesday, July 24 and died a short time later.

Mr Qureshi, who was a former member of the Army but no longer serving, was from Manchester and working in Sheffield when he was attacked.

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He suffered injuries to his head, chest, abdomen and lower limbs in the attack in an area of open land.

Possible motives for the attack have not yet been disclosed by detectives investigating the incident.

Nine arrests have been made so far but nobody has yet been charged.

A 17-year-old boy and seven men, aged 18, 22, 23, 25, 30, 34 and 38, were arrested on suspicion of murder and released on bail.

One woman, aged 41, was arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and also bailed.

Seven of the suspects are from Sheffield and two are from Manchester.

The murder is one of 12 currently under investigation in South Yorkshire.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

Quote incident 831 of July 24.