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Murder of 15 Year Old Reece Tansey

Victim Reece Tansey, aged 15 years was stabbed around 4.40am on Tuesday 4th May on Walker Avenue, Little Lever, Bolton. Police were called at 4.43am to a report of a stabbing on Walker Avenue Bolton, and Reece very sadly died in hospital shortly after arriving by ambulance.

Details of Incident

The family of a teenager who died in Bolton have paid tribute to him.


The family of a 15 year old boy who died on Tuesday (4th May 2021) have paid tribute to their "cheeky and funny boy" as a murder investigation continues.


"The death of Reece has had a profound effect on his family and friends and indeed on the larger community. To say he will be missed is a great understatement."


Reece had knocked on the door of a nearby house on Walker Avenue to ask for help following the attack and a resident of the property called an ambulance. Reece sadly died in hospital shortly afterwards.


Two teenagers have currently been charged with Reece's murder and we are  continuing to ask anyone with information to come forward. Even the smallest information may assist with our enquiries.


.We are currently treating this as a targeted incident

Contact Information

Information can be provided on the portal, please click below on "Submit Your Information Here".


Major Incident Room can be contacted on 0161 856 6777


Alternatively call 101 quoting log 359 of 04/05/2021 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.