Barnsley murder victim named

Date published: 07 September 2023 15:55
Dated: 07 September 2023 16:31:24

A man who died after being stabbed in Barnsley earlier this week has been named as 35-year-old Carl Dixon.

Police were called to a property on George Street, Worsbrough, at 11.19pm on Tuesday (5 September) following a report that a man had been stabbed.

He was pronounced dead a short time later. A postmortem examination conducted yesterday (Wednesday) concluded he died as a result of multiple stab wounds.

Today (Thursday 7 September) Carl’s family has paid tribute to him, saying: “As a family, we are devastated at the loss of Carl. He was loved more than he will ever know, and was a great brother and uncle.

“We kindly ask for our privacy to be respected at this time, as we process this tragic loss of life.

“It is our hope that justice is secured for him.”

A total of four people have now been arrested as the murder investigation continues.

Three men, aged 44, 25 and 24, and a 45-year-old woman, all arrested on suspicion of murder yesterday, (Wednesday) remain in police custody.

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 1165 of 5 September when you get in touch. You can access our online portal here: www.southyorks.police.uk/contact-us/report-something/.

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 Crimestoppers-uk.org.

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