Sheffield murder probe: Everything we know so far
There have been quick developments in the Sheffield murder investigation since news of the tragic death of 22-year-old Leigh-Anne Mahachi broke on Tuesday.
We’ve pulled together all the updates so far to keep you informed - keep checking back for more information as it breaks; of course, if you have information, ring 101.
* The murder victim is 22-year-old Leigh-Anne Mahachi. She was found seriously injured in a property in Spotswood Close, Gleadless Valley, on Tuesday morning/
-Leigh-Anne died from multiple stab wounds, according to a post-mortem.
-Police and paramedics arrived on scene at about 8.25am according to eyewitnesses.
-Paramedics rushed her to hospital but she could not be saved.
This is how the scene looked throughout the morning as police began their investigations, closing off the road: VIDEO Police investigate murder in Gleadless Valley
The full story on murder victim Leigh-Anne: The full story on Leigh-Anne
-Police began an immediate search on Tuesday. By the afternoon, a man had been arrested on suspicion of murder.
-The man, aged 37, is from the Colchester area.
-Currently, that man continues to be interviewed by detectives, according to South Yorkshire Police.
The latest on the arrest: Arrest of murder suspect full story
*The tributes & reaction
-Neighbours have described Leigh-Anne as a ‘nice young girl’ who was ‘always smiling’.
-Rachel Anne Allcard said on Facebook: “There are some truly horrible and cruel people in this world. You’ve taken this beautiful young girl’s life. RIP.”
-Deborah Harris said via Facebook: “It’s not sad it’s diabolical. We should be horrified, appalled, outraged. A violent attack resulting in the death of a young woman with her whole life ahead.
“My heart goes out to her family and friends. And I hope the perpetrator gets what the full extent of the law can throw, which will still not be long enough.”
*The community response
-The Gleadless Valley community has rallied round Leigh-Anne’s family in the wake of the tragedy - full details and interviews in The Star on Thursday
*The police appeal
-If you have information, call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.