Doncaster stabbings: Hundreds expected at balloon release for killed pair

Hundreds of people are expected to gather in a Doncaster park next week to pay tribute to two young men stabbed to death in the town centre in a horrific attack.

By Darren Burke
Sunday, 30th January 2022, 9:18 am

Friends and family of Ryan Theobald and Janis Kozlovskis will gather in Elmfield Park next weekend to release balloons in memory of the pair who died after they were stabbed in a knife spree in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Organiser Alisha Samba said: “Let’s all get together to celebrate the life of two young lads who were taken far to soon.

"Everyone is welcome to come and give them the best send off we can.”

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Tributes are to be paid to Ryan Theobald and Janis Kozlovskis

The release will take place in the park from 3pm on February 5.

Meanwhile, money is continuing to pour in for funeral funds set up in the wake of the tragedy.

More than £1,000 has been raised for Janis, which you can donate to HERE while more than £700 has been raised towards Ryan’s funeral. Donate HERE