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Murder of Neri Morse

GMP are appealing for witnesses and CCTV footage in relation to the murder of Neri MORSE and the attempted murder of a second male on Wednesday 20th April 2022 in the area of Carruthers Street, Miles Platting Manchester.


Details of Incident

At 18:25hrs on Wednesday 20th April 2022 Neri MORSE and another male were in a White Seat Ibiza VRM: MM70 MPF which was stationary in traffic on Carruthers Street, New Islington, it was approached by two male offenders who alighted from a grey hatchback vehicle, behind the Seat Ibiza. The drivers and front seat passenger doors of the Seat Ibiza were opened by the offenders who stabbed both occupants causing fatal injuries to the deceased and serious wounds to the second victim. Both offenders then got back into the grey vehicle which made off from the scene.

Detectives from the Major Incident Team are appealing for anyone who witnessed the attack on the victims, whilst the victims were sat in the white Seat motor vehicle on Carruthers Street. At the time of the incident the area was particularly busy as there was a football match at the nearby Etihad stadium and people were making their way to the ground on foot or looking for places to park.

Detectives are appealing to anyone who may have Dash cam from their vehicles which may have captured the incident on Carruthers Street or recorded the incident using their mobile phones.

The investigation team are also appealing to witnesses who have access to CCTV which may have captured the incident on Carruthers Street.

UPDATED 25/04/2022

Detectives believe this was linked to an incident at Zaf's Go Local on Butler Street between 6.15pm and 6.25pm that evening.

Rushaun Brown (17/01/98) of Higher Ardwick, Manchester has been charged with murder, section 18 assault and possession of a bladed article. A second 23-year-old man remains in police custody.

Detective Chief Inspector Wes Knights, of GMP's Major Incident Team, said: "Though one man has been charged and a second remains in police custody, our investigation doesn't stop here - it's vital we gather all available evidence and ensure anyone involved in criminality in connection with these incidents are brought to justice.

"In addition to our appeal for general information, we are now appealing for information about the incident at Jaf's Go Local in the 15 minutes before Neri's death and ask anyone who was inside or outside at the time to contact us or Crimestoppers.

"Furthermore, I can now reveal that a vehicle which we believed was used by those responsible for Neri's death in the aftermath was recovered from Kenwood Road in the Reddish area of Stockport at around 11.45pm that evening. I also ask anyone with information about that deposition or dash cam footage to share it with us without hesitation."

Contact Information

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The independent charity Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111