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Mother's grief over party stabbing

The mother of a "poetry-loving Christian" murdered at the home of a world champion boxer has spoken of her heartache.

Shereen Sinclair urged more witnesses to come forward after her son Tafadzwa Khan, known as Taffy, was stabbed to death during a party at the property belonging to Herbie Hide.

As a 20-year-old man and an 18-year-old man from the Norwich area were being questioned over the attack, Ms Sinclair said: "I'm deeply saddened by the loss of my son and I'm touched by the many flowers and lovely tributes left outside the YMCA.

"I've been encouraged by the number of people coming forward with information, especially those from the black community, and I would urge anyone else who knows what happened or has any information to contact the police."

The first person to be arrested, a 16-year-old boy from the Norwich area, was released on bail pending further inquiries, a spokesman for Norfolk Constabulary said.

Mr Khan, from St Giles Street, Norwich, died shortly after midnight on Sunday at a private party at the home in Bawburgh.

A Home Office post-mortem examination found the cause of death was multiple stab wounds.

Mr Hide's property remained sealed as forensic investigators continued to examine the scene.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact the Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111

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