Sheffield murder victim named by police

This is the woman stabbed to death in an attack in a Sheffield flat.

Wednesday, 13th April 2016, 12:45 pm

Police have today named the victim as 22-year-old Leigh-Anne Mahachi, who was found seriously injured in a property in Spotswood Close, Gleadless Valley, yesterday morning.

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Paramedics rushed her to hospital but she could not be saved and a manhunt for her killer was launched.

A post mortem examination revealed that Leigh-Anne, from Spotswood Close, died as a result of multiple stab wounds.

A 37-year-old man, from the Colchester area, has been arrested on suspicion of murder and continues to be interviewed by detectives.