Boy, 17, who was stabbed to death at a house party is pictured as father pays tribute: Police arrest four men on suspicion of murder
- Junior Jordan Gangata was killed after being stabbed at a house party in Leeds
- The father of the 17-year-old shared a heart-felt tribute on social media
The father of a teenager stabbed to death at a house party over the weekend has paid tribute to his son.
Four males have now been arrested by police investigating the murder of Trust Junior Jordan Gangata, 17, who was attacked at a terraced house in Armley, Leeds, West Yorkshire.
Trust, whose nicknamed was TJ, was from Zimbabwe and was enjoying a house party in Salisbury Grove, Armley, on Saturday night.
Officers were called to the address in at 2.48am on Sunday, after they received reports of a disturbance at an address. West Yorkshire Police are set to quiz the four males in relation to the stabbing.
Today, his father Trust Gangata wrote: ‘Fly high my son until we meet again. Loads of love TJ’.
Trust Junior Jordan Gangata, 17, was stabbed to death at a terraced house in Armley, Leeds, West Yorkshire early on Sunday morning
His father Trust Gangata wrote: ‘Fly high my son until we meet again. Loads of love TJ’
A force spokesperson said: ‘Four men have been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a 17-year-old boy in Leeds.
‘An 18-year-old man, from Huddersfield, and three men, one aged 18 and two aged 19, all from Bradford, have been arrested on suspicion of murder in relation to the death of the 17-year-old who was stabbed and fatally wounded in an incident at a house in Salisbury Grove, Armley, in the early hours of yesterday.
‘The men remain in custody and detectives from West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team are continuing to carry out extensive enquiries into the boy’s murder.’
A scene remains in place around the address in Salisbury Grove to undergo forensic examination and specialist searches.
Anyone who witnessed any part of the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team via 101 quoting Operation Pedalbourne reference 13230154405 or online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat
Information can be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.