Stoke & Staffordshire

Stoke-on-Trent stabbing murder victim named

Anas Chergat Image copyright Staffordshire Police
Image caption The family of Anas Chergat said they were devastated over his death

A man who died after being found collapsed in Stoke-on-Trent with stab wounds to his leg has been named.

Anas Chergat, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene in Josiah Wedgwood Street, Etruria, at 02:40 BST on Friday.

A murder investigation has begun but the circumstances of his death are not yet clear, police said.

Mr Chergat's family said: "We are devastated by the loss of Anas. We loved him very much and he will be missed greatly by all of his family."

They appealed for anyone with information about his death to contact police.

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Image caption Mr Chergat was found injured outside a property

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