Police are naming Leicester Evington Road stabbing victims

Police have named a man who died after being found in a city street with stab wounds.

Detectives from Leicestershire police continue to appeal to people to come forward with information after Raju Modhwadia was discovered injured on Evington Road on Monday (December 27).

The 41-year-old, also known as Kara Muru, died at the hospital.

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Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with his death.

Detective Nicole Main, of the East Midlands Special Operations Unit, said: “As we continue to make progress in the investigation, we continue to need you, the public, to tell us what you know.

“Mr Modhwadia has lost his life and we remain determined to find the answers we need for his family.”

Police received a call Monday at 12:32 p.m. from the East Midlands Ambulance Service, which had been called for a report of a man found injured in Evington Road near the intersection with Hamilton Street.

Modhwadia was taken to hospital by ambulance but was pronounced dead just after noon.

A murder investigation has been launched and three men aged 32, 33 and 35 from Leicester have been arrested on suspicion of murder. They are currently all in police custody.



Police and Forensic Medicine on Evington Road, Leicester

DI Main added: “Please keep thinking back to whether you were in the area of ​​Evington Road and Hamilton Street late on Christmas Eve (Sunday, December 26) or in the early hours of Bank Holiday Monday (December 27). Have you seen or heard anything that worried you? Do you have any CCTV or dashcam footage from the area that we have not seen?

“Or have you heard anything since the incident that could help us move forward with our investigation? What have you heard? What do you know? If you have any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, we encourage you to get in touch .

“Thank you to everyone who has helped us so far and for your continued support. Please continue to talk to us and work with us as we continue to move forward with our queries.”

Anyone with any information should contact 101 stating incident 19 of December 27th. You can also review online at www.leics.police.uk or on the public portal (mipp.police.uk)

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