Man dies following Hillsborough stabbing

A 31-year-old man left critically injured following an incident in the Hillsborough area of Sheffield has sadly died.

At around 12.20am on Sunday 23 September, emergency services were called to Walkley Lane, following reports that two men had suffered stab wounds on the street.

The 31-year-old man was taken to hospital where he has remained in a critical condition sadly died this morning (Saturday 6 October).

A 29-year-old man also injured during the incident was taken to hospital for treatment but released shortly afterwards.

Detective Chief Inspector Jude Ashmore, leading the investigation, said: “Since the incident occurred, we have had a dedicated team of detectives working on this, to establish exactly what happened and one man has since been charged in connection with the incident.

“Our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“The investigation continues to progress and we remain keen to hear from anyone who saw what happened, or who heard anything suspicious in the early hours of Sunday morning.

“If you can help, please call 101 quoting incident number 16 of 23 September 2018. You can also speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”

Daniel Trotter, 24, of no-fixed-address, was charged with attempted murder, section 18 wounding, supply of controlled drugs and possession of an offensive weapon in connection to the incident. He has been remanded into custody.


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