21-year-old man stabbed to death in Cardiff city centre named as Asim Khan

Asim Khan was from the Grangetown area of Cardiff Credit: Family Photo

A man who died following a stabbing in Cardiff has been named.

21-year-old Asim Khan died [following an incident in St Mary's Street in the early hours of Sunday morning.](http://Murder investigation launched after man stabbed to death in Cardiff city centre)

Police said the incident happened following a disturbance outside the McDonald's restaurant in the city centre.

Mr Khan, who is from Grangetown, was taken to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff but died from his injuries.

Forensic teams were seen on Sunday on St Marys Street

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Tributes have been paid to Mr Khan from the community in Grangetown.

Local councillor Ash Lister described him as a ''genuinely lovely young man.''

Community worker Ali Abdi said Mr Khan was well known in the area.

South Wales Police is appealing for witnesses who may have seen a suspect running away from the scene.