Mike Grimshaw: 'devastated' family pay tribute to young father murdered in front of his fiancee

Police said that Mike's family can take some comfort in knowing their loved one's killer is behind bars. Credit: GMP

A man has been jailed for life for the murder of a young father who was killed in front of his fiancee.

Tyrone Patrick stabbed Mike Grimshaw in the neck in Royton Avenue in Sale on 20 July 2017.

Police said Patrick had been "bothering a man in the street", and that he and Mr Grimshaw had "exchanged words" before the fatal attack.

Tyrone Patrick stabbed Mike Grimshaw in the neck outside his home in Sale Credit: GMP

Police said that Mike's family can take some comfort in knowing their loved one's killer will face "many lonely, isolating years in prison to reflect on what he has done.”

Mike Grimshaw and Michelle Pook were engaged to be married. Credit: MEN MEDIA

Paying tribute to him, Mike’s family, said: “Mike, affectionately known as ‘Grimmy’ to his friends, was much loved by all his family and friends and had much life ahead of him."

“He was taken from us in July last year in completely unnecessary circumstances. We cannot express how devastated we are that his life has been stolen from him.

“We miss Mike every minute of every day.