Nathaniel Shani Wiki – Nathaniel Shani Biography
Nathaniel Shani was found by emergency services in Tavistock Square, Manchester, at 6.05pm. with knife wounds. He was taken to the hospital but later died. While police previously arrested a 14-year-old boy on suspicion of murder, they have since arrested a 13-year-old boy on the same grounds. Now that a formal murder investigation is underway, officers have shared the moving words of people close to Nathaniel who “never failed to make people laugh.” A statement read: “Nathaniel was the best friend of many, he never failed to make people laugh.” Nathaniel was very kind, loving and always thinking of others. He was polite and the most loving person. He would always put other people first without thinking. He was a wonderful brother and son to his parents and siblings. ‘Our hearts are broken. Rest in Paradise to the kindest soul.’ Officers are now appealing to the public that he may have been in the area at the time the incident occurred.
Nathaniel Shani was 14 years old.
Police also said Nathaniel’s family are currently being supported by family liaison officers and have asked for privacy as they grieve. “This incident in which a child sadly died has, understandably, shaken the local community in Harpurhey,” Detective Superintendent Rebecca Boyce said. ‘The Force and I want to extend our condolences to Nathaniel’s loved ones and will continue to support them at this sad time. ‘We now want to appeal to the local community for witness accounts or images of any activity we can link to this investigation. ‘It is crucial that we have as many details as possible to help piece together what happened in this tragic incident in which someone sadly lost their life. “We are keeping all available lines of inquiry open, but no matter how small, your information may be the crucial evidence we need that can help us with this investigation.” Anyone with information is asked to contact Greater Manchester Police’s Major Incident Team on 0161 856 3015.
They can also call 101 quoting incident number 2843 of 15/09/2023 or through the independent charity – Crimestoppers – on 0800 555 111. Police also declared a Section 60 authority that began at 8:26 p.m. on Friday and will last 24 hours, meaning police will be able to stop and search people in an area covering parts of the northern Manchester suburbs of Monsall and Harpurhey. Detective Superintendent Phil Key said: “Firstly, I would like to share my deepest condolences with the family at this incredibly difficult time. ‘A Section 60 authority has been implemented which will last for 24 hours and end at 8:26 p.m. this afternoon. We have taken this course of action to keep the public living and working in the vicinity of the incident safe. He continued: ‘We understand that the use of Section 60 may cause concern to local residents; However, we use these powers only when proportionate and necessary. “By enforcing Section 60 in the area, we will work to minimize any violent behavior and prevent further serious incidents in the future, as our top priority is keeping the public safe.”