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Family tribute to ‘beautiful soul’ boy, 16, stabbed to death on his first day of college after car chase horror

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A ‘DEVASTATED’ household has paid tribute to their “beautiful soul” boy, 16, who was fatally stabbed on the day he began college.

Rhamero West died in hospital after struggling a number of stab wounds in a daylight horror on a Manchester avenue days earlier than his seventeenth birthday.

Rhamero West from south Manchester, who died after being stabbed a number of instancesCredit: Greater Manchester Police
A car linked to the tragedy was alleged to have collided with a pedestrian
A car linked to the tragedy was alleged to have collided with a pedestrianCredit: MEN Media

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) have been referred to as to Norton Street simply earlier than 6pm on Thursday to a report of a stabbing.

Emergency providers took the teenager to hospital, however “he sadly died a short time later”, GMP mentioned.

Rhamero’s household have right now appealed for justice for his or her “beautiful son, Mero”.

They mentioned: “Our son’s life was taken away from him on Thursday 9 September 2021, on the day he started his first day at college studying catering.

“We are in complete shock and wish justice for our lovely son Mero.

“His life was taken too quickly on the age of 16, turning 17 on the 20 September.

“We are all devastated [and] at the moment are left with an empty gap in our hearts.

“Mero was a beautiful soul and got on with everyone who he met.”

The assertion added: “He might be sadly missed, heaps of love son, we are going to love you eternally – mum, dad, Remi and never forgetting your nephew Caerus.

“We will ensure that he’ll always remember you.

“Each and everybody within the household proper now needs you have been nonetheless right here.

“Sleep tight baby boy till we meet again. We love you forever.”

Mero was a ravishing soul and acquired on with everybody who he met.

Victim’s household assertion

The police revealed on Sunday {that a} quantity of “other incidents and scenes” have been recognized on the night of the teenager’s homicide which detectives are working to piece collectively.

Enquiries have led to detectives believing that 4 individuals in a blue BMW car, which Rhamero was in, have been being chased from Upper Chorlton Road into the residential streets of Trafford.

Rhamero left the automobile, however was caught and was fatally stabbed on the street.

Det Ch Insp Liz Hopkinson, from GMP’s main incident group, mentioned: “Our ideas are with Rhamero’s household.

“We have specialist officers supporting his mum, dad and brother through this extremely distressing time.”

‘DESERVE ANSWERS’

She added: “A quantity of detectives have been working to piece collectively the sequence of occasions and discover these accountable.

“At this stage, we perceive that Rhamero was attacked by two males and we’re working laborious to determine them however would enchantment for anybody with info to come ahead.

“Since the attack, we’ve already followed up a number of lines of enquiry and we’re carefully examining CCTV and forensics.

“There will be people who know who was involved in this attack on a young teenager and we would ask them to come forward – even the smallest bit of information may prove vital in our investigation.”

Hopkinson mentioned: “A household have misplaced their younger son and they’re deserving of solutions.

“Do the precise factor and communicate with our officers by reporting any info on-line or through the use of our StayChat service at www.gmp.police.uk.

“Anyone with information or dash-cam, mobile phone or CCTV footage can also submit it via our major incident public portal.

“Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

The 16-year-old boy died following a stabbing on Norton St in Trafford
The 16-year-old boy died following a stabbing on Norton St in TraffordCredit: MEN Media
A forensics investigation has established that Rhamero was fatally attacked by two males
A forensics investigation has established that Rhamero was fatally attacked by two malesCredit: MEN Media
A murder investigation was launched on September 9
A homicide investigation was launched on September 9Credit: MEN Media

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