ributes have been paid to a schoolboy, 15, who begged for assist as he suffered deadly knife wounds after being stabbed a number of occasions in Bolton.
The teenager, named regionally as Reece Tansey, knocked on the door of a close-by home to ask for assist after he was attacked in Walker Avenue shortly earlier than 4.45am on Tuesday.
A relative posted a photograph of the boy on Fb with the caption “Relaxation in peace. I like you to the moon and again.”
No arrests have but been made and detectives are finishing up numerous strains of inquiry, added police.
A cordon is in place overlaying a big part of Walker Avenue in Nice Lever, with a forensic tent within the entrance backyard of 1 handle.
The sufferer was a pupil at Harper Inexperienced College in Farnworth.
In a message to folks on its web site, the varsity mentioned: “The varsity group is shocked and saddened by this horrible information and our ideas are with the scholar’s household and buddies at this troublesome time.
“For a life to be ended at such a younger age is a complete tragedy.
“We’ll guarantee any college students who want it obtain help and recommendation by means of our pastoral system.
“Harper Inexperienced is a close-knit group, we are going to work collectively over the approaching days and weeks in supporting all these affected.”
Shut buddies took to Instagram to pay their respects to the fallen teen and launched balloons in a memorial service near the varsity he attended.
One wrote: “At Harper Inexperienced subject right now me and some shut buddies of Reece Tansey have determined to purchase a bunch of balloons to set off for him and provides him a correct send-off. If you’re a detailed good friend of Reece or household and even wanna be there to indicate some respect and love flip up.”
“Relaxation in peace cuz. Everybody misses you brother”, one other wrote.
Interesting for data, Detective Superintendent Chris Bridge mentioned: “This incident will understandably be an enormous shock to the group and our ideas are with the boy’s household at this terrible time.
“These are very early phases of our investigation however we want to reassure the general public that we’re doing all we will to piece collectively what occurred and discover these accountable.
“There might be an elevated police presence within the space while we stock out numerous strains of inquiry and anybody involved within the native neighbourhood can communicate to our officers.
“I might urge anybody who might have data or witnessed something within the space to return ahead.
“Even the smallest data could also be essential to our investigation.”
Anybody with data can name police on 101 quoting incident 359 of 04/05/2021 or report on-line at gmp.police.uk; or to stay nameless contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.