Boy, 14, stabbed to death named by police – as 13-year-old arrested on suspicion of murder


A 14-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in Manchester has been named by police.

Nathaniel Shani was fatally stabbed in Tavistock Square, Harpurhey, shortly after 6pm on Friday.

Nathaniel Shani, 14, died after being stabbed. Pic: GMP
Nathaniel Shani, 14, died after being stabbed. Pic: GMP

Two boys – aged 13 and 14 – have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Paying tribute to Nathaniel, his family said: “Nathaniel was a best friend to many, he never failed to make people laugh. Nathaniel was very kind, caring and always thinking of others.

“He was polite and the most loving person. He would always put other people first without a thought. He was an amazing brother and son to his parents and siblings.

“Our hearts are left broken. Rest in paradise to the most kindest soul.”

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