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06.04.2024 Featured British-Nigerian Teenager Killed Days Before 18th Birthday

Published 6th Apr, 2024

By Tola Owoyele

Prince Walker-Ayeni, a British-Nigerian teenager residing in Manchester, United Kingdom, has been fatally stabbed by unknown persons.

According to UK Daily Mail, Walker-Ayeni, 17, was stabbed after an altercation with a group of yet-to-be-identified youths on Thursday evening.

He was said to have first collapsed on the ground after the stab and then died while receiving medical attention.

Walker-Ayeni was said to have been killed just a few days before his 18th birthday.

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After the incident, the Greater Manchester Police said no arrests had been made.

“This is a tragic and senseless loss of life and our thoughts remain with the victim’s family and friends at this time,” said Simon Moyles, a detective superintendent in the Greater Manchester Police, in a statement.

“They will remain at the forefront of our minds as we move forwards in our investigation to track down the person or persons responsible.

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“Whilst no arrests have been made at this time, I want to assure the local community that a visible police presence will be in place in the local area over the coming days for reassurance and to carry out enquiries as we work tirelessly to apprehend those responsible and bring them to justice.

“We are continuing to appeal for any information or relevant footage – including mobile, CCTV, doorbell or dashcam. Any information you have will be treated with the strictest confidence and if you do have information to share, I urge you to do the right thing and report it to police.”

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Published 6th Apr, 2024

By Tola Owoyele

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