Five men are being held by police after the murder of an 84-year-old woman and the stabbing of a 9-year-old boy in Shipley. Police have revealed this lunchtime that an eight year old girl was also chased by one of the suspects. Chris Kiddey filed this report from Shipley.
The family of Dimitrina Borisova, a 46-year-old woman who died after being stabbed in Gleadless in Sheffield last month, have paid tribute to her.
They said: “We would like for people who knew Dimitrina to know that her family had always loved her unconditionally. We are deeply grieved for her loss and we admire her determination and fight for life.
"Despite the difficulties in her life, we have always supported her and believed in her. She was a very strong person, full of love and life. She was fighting for a better life for herself and the people she loved."
Joshua’s girlfriend Aisha McNellie appealed for information.
“We, Josh’s family, have come up against a brick wall and cannot move forward. We need your help to bring us closure to this heart-wrenching and horrific situation.
“We may have laid Josh to rest but we can’t rest as we are in torment.
“Joshua was a well-loved young man, who was beginning to make a positive contribution. He was applying for university and making a home for his family, who were his greatest joy and achievement. He has two beautiful children who are now fatherless through no fault of their own.
Det Supt Terry Mann on the steps outside the Sheffield club where Joshua Green was stabbed to death in the early hours of New Year's Day.He made a fresh appeal for information despite already speaking to many of the people in the club that night.
"While many people have provided us with statements others have chosen to stay silent or have refused to help."
Four people are answering bail in relation to the killing but no-one has been charged.
A fresh appeal is being made for witnesses to the fatal stabbing of 27 year old father of two Joshua Green. He died after attending a New Year's Eve party at the Stars and Mayfair Function Suites on Queens Road, Sheffield.
Joshua's mother Sarah Thompson, his girlfriend Aisha McNellie and his two year old daughter will join South Yorkshire Police in an appeal for witnesses to come forward. There were more than 400 revellers in the club that night.
Police are expected to name a man whose body was found in a flat in Wakefield. The victim who was in his twenties was taken to Pinderfields hospital suffering from stab wounds but died there later. A man and woman continue to be questioned on suspicion of murder.