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The Bishop of Sheffield, Steven Croft, led prayers for murdered church organist Alan Greaves at St Saviour's Church:
The Bishop of Sheffield has spoken of the "shock and outrage" over the murder of Alan Greaves, the church organist who was killed on his way to a Christmas Eve midnight mass.
Dr Steven Croft, speaking at a packed St Saviour's Church in High Green, where Mr Greaves was a member and also a lay preacher, said the city of Sheffield had lost a "shining light".
The service in which the Bishop of Sheffield will lead prayers for church organist Alan Greaves, who died after being attacked on his way to Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve, is due to begin shortly.
Dr Steven Croft earlier confirmed his presence in a tweet ahead of the service:
The Bishop of Sheffield will lead prayers today for a church organist who died days after being attacked on his way to midnight mass on Christmas Eve.
Alan Greaves, 68, was discovered badly beaten but died from his injuries in hospital on Thursday night.
Two men are in custody after being arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder.
The Bishop of Sheffield, Dr Steven Croft, will lead the Sunday morning service at St Saviour's Mortomley and High Green Church, as the community gathers to remember Mr Greaves.
A spokesman for the Diocese of Sheffield said:
South Yorkshire Police have confirmed that they have arrested two men in their inquiry in to the death of Alan Greaves.
A man in his 20s and a man in his 40s, both from Sheffield have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently in custody.
Mr Greaves, 68, was attacked on his way to midnight mass in Sheffield on Christmas Eve.
A man has died after being attacked on his way to a Christmas Eve midnight mass, police said today.
Alan Greaves, 68, from Sheffield, was found on the pavement close to his home.
South Yorkshire Police said Mr Greaves died last night in the city's Northern General Hospital.
Mr Greaves, a grandfather of High Green, died from head injuries.
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