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South Yorkshire Police are currently investigating the murder of Sacad Ali who died after being fatally stabbed in a park in Sheffield during the early hours of 09/03/2024

Details of Incident

A man who died after being fatally stabbed in a park in Sheffield has been named as 24-year-old Sacad Ali.


Emergency services were called at 4.35am 9th March 2024 to Ponderosa Park in the Netherthorpe area of the city after a man was found with multiple stab wounds. Despite the best efforts of our own officers and paramedics at the scene, the man sadly died.

He has since been formally identified as Sheffield man Sacad Ali. His family have been informed and are being supported by our officers.They have asked for their privacy to be respected at this difficult time.


Detective Chief Inspector Ben Wood, who is the Senior Investigating Officer for this case, said:

"This was a truly horrific murder that has cut short the life of a young man. An investigation has been launched and our team are working hard to piece together the circumstances leading up to this tragedy and to find the people responsible for the death of Sacad. I want to urge any members of the public with information that may help us with our investigation to please get in touch. Even the smallest bit of information could prove incredibly important to help progress our enquiries."


There will also be additional patrols in the area around Ponderosa Park as part of this investigation and DCI Wood has urged those with concerns to speak to our officers in the area:

 "If you live in the area and you have any concerns, worries or queries, please stop our officers and speak to them. They  are there to help you and to keep you safe.

I also wish to extend my condolences to Sacad's family and friends. My thoughts go out to them at this heartbreaking time and I want to assure them that we are working round the clock to secure justice for his loved ones."

Contact Information

If you have any information which could assist us, please use the link  below 'Click here to provide information to the Investigation Team'.


Alternatively you can pass on information via the incident room on 01709 443544  or our online live chat, our online portal or by calling 101.  Please quote incident number 170 of 9 March 2024 when you get in touch.


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