Ancoats stabbing: man who died in Pollard Street incident in Manchester is named as Neri Morse

Ancoats stabbing: man who died in Pollard Street incident named as Neri Morse

A man who died after being stabbed in Manchester has been named as Neri Morse.

Mr Morse, 24, was fatally injured in an incident on Pollard Street in Ancoats about 6.30pm on Wednesday 20 April 2022.

Greater Manchester police said another man, also in his 20s, is still in hospital, getting treatment for leg injuries.

Two 23-year-old men have since been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in police custody for questioning.

Neri Morse and his girlfriend Nicole and son Nakari Credit: family/ GMP

What have police said?

Detective Chief Inspector Wes Knights, of GMP’s Major Incident Team, said: “Our thoughts are with Neri’s loved ones at this heart-breaking time. As our investigation continues, specially trained colleagues are supporting them.

“Since Wednesday night, we have built a detailed picture of the events leading up to this incident and, though we have two males in custody, enquiries are ongoing to ensure those involved are brought to face justice.

“I would like to use this opportunity to thank members of the public who’ve already shared information with us. We have now activated the Major Incident Public Portal here, and I encourage anyone who knows something which might assist us to contact us or Crimestoppers without hesitation.”

Neri Morse with his sister Jerusha Credit: family/GMP

Anyone with information should contact police via the Major Incident Public Portal or 0161 856 5413 quoting Operation Southsea.

Information can also be shared anonymously via the independent charity - Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.