Nigerian footballer stabbed to death in Wales

Esin’s unconscious body was found in the street at 2 am on Sunday, March 27 by police.

Henry EsinHenry Esin

Esin’s unconscious body was found in the street at 2 am on Sunday, April 2 by police who have launched a murder investigation into his death.

27, Esin was an amateur footballer with Llanfairpwell FC which will held a one minute’s silence before their game against Cameas Bay on Wednesday, April 5.

“We offer Henry’s family and friends our sincere condolences at this most heartbreaking time,” a club said in a statement on their Facebook page.

“Gone but never forgotten, a true gentleman in every sense.”

A father of two, the 27-year-old’s last name shows he is of Nigerian descent although a look through his Facebook page and it is clear he has not identified much with his Nigerian root.

He died of severe injuries from the multiple stabbing he received.

Police have arrested a 26-year-old man from the Bangor area on suspicion of murder.

“Police need the support of the community and we urge everyone who witnessed this incident or its immediate aftermath to come forward – whether they consider they saw an incident or not we would like to speak to them,” DCI Kearney is quoted to say by UK Sun.

“To add to this we are keen to identify anyone who has and video or photographic images of Dean Street, Bangor between 1.30am and 2.15am on Saturday, April 1 to come forward.

“This includes any drivers who have Dash Cam footage from Dean Street between these times.”

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