“My cousin was murdered last night, stabbed in the neck, and this became silly idiots with knives,” Fury said. Social media
. “This needs to stop ASAP, the UK government needs higher penalties for knife crime, it’s a pandemic and you don’t know how bad it can be until it’s one for you! Life is so precious and can be thrown away so quickly Enjoy every moment. RIP RICO BURTON May the Lord grant you a good place in heaven. See you soon #onlycowardscarryweapons.”
Police in Manchester, England, have identified Rico Burton, 31, as the stabbing victim and said two men were arrested in the case. new version
Police said in a statement that the stabbing occurred around 3am on Sunday outside a nightclub in Goose Green, a neighborhood in Altrincham in the Greater Manchester area.
“On our arrival we found two men, aged 17 and 31, with stab wounds. They were receiving first aid from members of the public before officers and paramedics managed the scene. Both males were taken to Manchester Royal Infirmary where the 31-year-old tragically died.”
A 21-year-old man was arrested at the scene and a 20-year-old man was arrested later, police said, adding that the two are still in custody.
“We have increased police patrols in the area and tackling knife crime remains a priority for Greater Manchester Police – whose devastating effects are visible today,” a police statement said. The statement did not refer to Fury’s comments.
British government For years, I tried to reduce knife crime
described as a national crisis.
the government National Statistics Office
It reported that 49,000 offenses related to knives or sharps occurred in England and Wales from March 2021 to March 2022, a 10% increase over the previous year. This is still less than the 55,000 knife crimes reported between March 2019 to March 2020.
Fury, the two-time world heavyweight champion, said he’s going quit professional boxing
After beating Dillian White at Wembley Stadium in London last April.