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Appeal for information - South Yorkshire Police

South Yorkshire Police are currently investigating the murder of a male found on the evening of 9 August 2023 in Shortbrook Park Sheffield and are appealing for information from members of the public.

Details of Incident

South Yorkshire Police were called to an area of parkland off Shortbrook Close in Westfield, Sheffield, shortly before 11pm yesterday (Wednesday 9 August) to reports a man had been found seriously injured.


Officers attended alongside the ambulance service and a man was found with suspected stab wounds to his chest.  He was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.


His family have been informed and are being supported by officers.


A police cordon remains in place around the area of parkland as investigations continue.

Contact Information

Anyone with information which may assist police is asked to pass it on via our new online live chat, our online portal or by calling 101. Please quote incident number 1192 of 9 August when you get in touch. You can acess our online portal here:


Alternatively, if you prefer not to give your personal details, you can stay anonymous and pass on what you know by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers. Call their UK Contact Centre on freephone 0800 555 111 or complete a simple and secure anonymous online form at