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Family of teenager murdered in Old Trafford pay tribute to him
4:35pm Thursday 17th January 2013 in News
THE family of a teenager who was murdered in Old Trafford have paid tribute to him.
The family of Kieran Crump Raiswell, 18, paid the following tribute: “Kieran was our eldest son and a caring brother to his younger brother and sister.
“He was a loving grandson, nephew, cousin, friend and he was loved by all who knew him. He had his whole life ahead of him.
“He was due to go to Sheffield Hallam University in September of this year to study history.
“Kieran was a quiet, easy-going boy who loved to be at home spending time with us.
“Kieran loved to watch Manchester City and he was a season ticket holder there. As well as watching football, Kieran played for FC Bluestar between the ages of 11-18 and he also played cricket for Sale Cricket club. Kieran also helped coach at his younger brother’s football club.”
Detectives are continuing to investigate the murder.
Shortly after 2.20pm on Wednesday 16 January 2013, police were called to Upper Chorlton Road following reports of a man being assaulted.
Officers attended and discovered an 18-year-old man, now identified as Kieran, with stab wounds. He was taken to hospital and sadly died from his injuries.
The offender is described as a white teenager aged between 16 and 18.
A post mortem examination is due to take place this afternoon, Thursday 17 January 2013. The man has not yet been formally identified.
It is believed he was attacked as he walked along the street by a lone offender who was armed with a knife.
* Anyone with information is asked to call police on 0161 856 4711, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.