Man arrested on suspicion of murder
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A man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of 21-year-old Mohammed Jibreel.
The man, aged 19 and of Leicester, was arrested today (Weds) following the death of Mohammed at the weekend.
He currently remains in police custody where he is being questioned by detectives.
Mohammed was found injured in the area of Taylor Road and Kashmir Road, in St Matthews, Leicester, at around 3pm on Saturday (21 September). He had sustained a stab wound and was taken to hospital where he subsequently died during the early hours of Sunday morning.
A murder investigation was launched and enquiries are continuing.
Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief inspector Tony Yarwood said: “While we have made this arrest, our enquiries are very much ongoing.
“We continue to ask anyone who has any information in relation to this incident, and who has not yet made contact, to get in touch. It is not too late to speak with us and information you have could help us as we continue with this investigation.
“A young man has lost his life and we are determined to get justice for him and his family.
“I would like to thank everyone who has helped with sharing our appeals and provided information so far. Your support and co-operation is very much appreciated.”
Earlier today, Mohammed’s family released a statement describing how Mohammed was “an energetic man” and a person who “was loved by everyone”
The family called for anyone with any information to contact the police stating: “Nothing can bring Mohammed back but we can bring those responsible for this to justice.”
Anyone who does have any information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 372 of 21 September. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or complete a form online using the portal https://mipp.police.uk