Leeds stabbing: Homicide investigation launched after two males killed

Leeds stabbing: Homicide investigation launched after two males killed


wo males have been arrested on suspicion of homicide after two others had been stabbed to demise in a “sudden and violent” assault in Leeds, West Yorkshire Police stated.

Officers responded to a report a person had been stabbed in Hill Prime Avenue, Harehills, at round 11.06am on Saturday and located him in Again Hill Prime Avenue, the place he was pronounced lifeless on the scene.

The second man was discovered with severe accidents at a close-by dwelling earlier than being rushed to hospital the place he died a short while later.

A 3rd man, 46, was discovered to have a hand damage and was arrested on suspicion of homicide earlier than being taken to hospital for remedy, whereas a 48-year-old man was additionally held on suspicion of homicide.

Senior investigating officer Detective Chief Superintendent Sarah Jones stated: “Clearly it’s an absolute tragedy for 2 males to have misplaced their lives like this in such a sudden and violent method, and we can be doing all the things we are able to to determine the total circumstances and see that these accountable are dropped at justice.

“We have now now been capable of determine each of those males. One is a 53-year-old who lived regionally, and we have now specialist educated officers supporting his household.

“The opposite is a 65-year-old man and inquiries are ongoing to hint his household.

“Our investigation continues to be in its very early phases, and we’re eager to listen to from anybody who witnessed any a part of this incident or who has any data that might help our inquiries.

“We admire that an incident like this can trigger comprehensible concern locally, and we’re persevering with to liaise with our colleagues at Leeds District who’re offering an elevated presence within the space to reassure residents and can be preserving native representatives up to date.”

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