Moving floral tributes have been left at the scene where a young man was stabbed to death in east Hull.
The victim, named locally as Corey Dobbe, also known as Dobbo, died after the attack by Holderness Drain, off Saltshouse Road in east Hull, on Sunday evening.
The 23-year-old former Trinity House Academy pupil died at the scene despite the efforts of paramedics and others to save him.
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Humberside Police have confirmed a murder investigation has been launched and officers remained at the scene on Monday.
Moving tributes have been paid, with flowers left at the scene and a plethora of posts online highlighting a well-liked and much loved young man who has lost his life far too soon.
A 200m cordon was put in place and a tent is also still in place as further examinations of the scene are conducted by crime scene investigators.
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Friends and family have been to the scene to lay flowers close to where Corey died. One note said: “With a very heavy heart and tears in our eyes, we miss you kid.
“Who’s going to tag our page now mate?”
Another simply read: “Rest in peace Corey.”
Alongside the bunches of flowers, bottles have been carefully placed at the scene - a favourite tipple of Corey’s.
One comment online said: "Was a lovely lad, such sad news" while another added "RIP lad you will be missed."
Many messages of condolence were directed towards family and friends, as one said: "Heartbreaking, another young life taken. RIP young lad, thoughts are with his family and friends."
The incident has shocked the residents of nearby Harleston Close.
One woman said: “My daughter witnessed much of what happened and she is very upset.
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“She saw two men square up and she turned around. When she looked again one of them was on the ground.
“It is such a shock to see something like this happen.”
Another resident described how police told everyone to stay indoors.
He said: “Everyone was told to stay indoors and lock their doors and windows. I felt that was a bit over the top as it seemed to me to be an isolated incident.
“This kind of thing happening is sadly not really a shock anymore.
“But this is a good area and you don’t expect something like this to happen here.”
Emergency services descended on the scene last night with several police cars and an ambulance in attendance. An air ambulance was also seen landing on the field.
Humberside have today confirmed a murder investigation has been launched.
Detective Chief Inspector Alan Curtis said: “I’d like to thank members of the public who have already contacted us providing information surrounding the events of yesterday evening.
“If you have not yet spoken to us but believe you may know something that could assist us, no matter how insignificant you think it may be, it may assist us with our enquiries.
“Those living in the area will see an increased number of officers over the coming days carrying out inquiries and providing reassurance to residents and the local community. Please come and speak to those officers if you have any concerns.
"You can contact us call on our non-emergency number 101 quoting log 581 of June 13 or if you would prefer to report information anonymously you can do so by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."