Kyle Hackland, 17, was fatally stabbed on Southlea Road in Withington at around 11:30 am on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. Let’s see how did teenager Kyle Hackland die and what happened in detail.
How did Kyle Hackland die?
Kyle Hackland was stabbed and sadly passed away later in the hospital as a result of his injuries. The family of Kyle paid him honor by saying:
“We are devasted by the death of our beloved Kyle. He was such a kind and well-mannered young boy who always looked out for his family – never failing to say “love you” as he walked out the door.”
“There are no words that can even begin to describe the pain we feel. We have always been such a close family, and this has shattered us all.”
“He will forever be missed as a beautiful son as well as a caring and helpful big brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend. Life will never be the same without him, we are completely broken.”
Kyle’s family requested privacy as they grieve their son’s loss.
What happened to Kyle Hackland?
Kyle Hackland, a young boy was stabbed to death. A stabbing was reported on Southlea Road in Withington just after 11:30 a.m. on November 22, 2022, according to a statement released by Greater Manchester Police yesterday. Shortly after the stabbing happened, police took him to the hospital, where he passed away.
Detectives began a murder investigation, and forensics stayed at the cordon on Tuesday and Wednesday. Floral tributes and balloons were also left at the spot, just metres from where the teenager was stabbed. Police have stated that there was no greater threat to the public and that the attack was “not random.” Specialist cops are still assisting the boy’s family.
“His next of kin have been informed and specially trained officers are supporting them at this difficult time.”
What did the police say?
GMP South Manchester Division’s, Detective Superintendent, Neil Jones said: “Our thoughts are with the victim’s loved ones at this devastating time, and I understand this will cause distress and concern to the community and across Manchester.”
“We are in the early stages of our investigation, but I can assure you that our officers are carrying out extensive inquiries to establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident.”
“You may notice that there will be an increase in officers out on the streets in the Withington and Burnage area over the coming days to gather intelligence and offer reassurance to the public.”
“If anyone has any information about this incident or has any concerns, I encourage you to speak to these officers. They are there to help and support you. This can also be done anonymously via Crimestoppers. I also ask anyone who has dash cam or CCTV footage from this area to contact us on 0161 856 1995 quoting incident 1125 of 22/11/2022.”
“We do not believe that this was a random attack and early enquiries suggest that there is no threat to the wider public.”
Tributes to Kyle Hackland:
Margaret Kearns posted,
Rest in peace Kyle love to your family and friends ,such a cruel world.
Katherine Heard commented,
Memories of an incredibly respectful, mild mannered boy who loved football. Can’t get my head around this. This has to stop. Sending all my love xxx.
Nicki Mansfield commented,
RIP Kyle. Such senseless violence which has destroyed another young life. Deepest sympathy to his family and friends.
Beverley Seddon commented,
So very sad such a beautiful young man prayers for you all to get through this.
Emma Dudley commented,
To lose a child is one of the worse things a parent can go through. Its soul destroying. I offer my sincere condolences to his family, and I hope they get justice for their son.
Kirstey Dillon commented,
Sending love hugs to his family. But when is enough a enough we shouldn’t be burying your children before us. The love an strength I send to his family isn’t because I am religious I am far from but as a parent I would never want to bury my child before myself we need to make a stand an do what we can to stop this. Love an light to Kyle an his family and friends.
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