Murder investigation launched after man found dead in Salford

Murder investigation launched after Salford stabbing

An investigation into the death of a man in Lower Kersal, Salford on Monday 19 June has been launched.

Police and ambulance services attended an address on Bradley Avenue, Lower Kersal. They had received reports of a stabbing.

After paramedics rushed to the scene it was later discovered he had been taken to Salford Royal Hospital.

The victim, named locally as 19-year-old Karl Harrison, was admitted with stab wounds to his legs but later succumbed to injuries.

Police have now appealed for witnesses to the altercation outside an address on Bradley Avenue.

It is thought the altercation involved a large number of people.

Two men, aged 20 and 22, have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder but police are still appealing for information.

Officers are particularly interested in speaking to two men seen on bicycles cycling away from the scene.

Detective Chief Inspector Lewis Hughes of GMP’s Major Incident Team, said: “This was an awful attack which has sadly left a young man dead.

“My thoughts are with his family at this tragic time. We have specially trained officers supporting them”.

Chief Inspector Hughes reiterated that GMP “know lots of people witnessed the attack”.

“We are appealing for all of them to get in touch and let us what they saw.

“A young man has tragically lost his life – I want to bring those responsible to justice and give his family the answers they deserve.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 2329 of 19/06/17.

Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Sarah Hall has set up a gofundme page to help pay for funeral costs, you can donate HERE.

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