Stabbed University of Salford student was 'kind and caring'

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Image caption William Lound had a "very interesting character and great sense of humour", his family said

A man who died in a stabbing at a university halls of residence in Salford was "very kind, thoughtful and very caring", his family have said.

William Lound, 30, from Birkdale on Merseyside, was found with multiple injuries inside a flat in Bramall Court, Cannon Street, on Monday.

A post-mortem examination concluded the University of Salford student died from stab wounds to the back and neck.

Lee Arnold, 36, of no fixed address, has been charged with murder.

In a statement, Mr Lound's family said he was "so well liked and respected by so many" because of his "very interesting character and great sense of humour".

"William had just embarked on a very promising future, which would have enabled him finally to reach his potential," they said.

"He would have been a great asset in the IT world had he not been taken from us so early."

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