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Badri Issa: Second man charged with murder over Moss Side stabbing

Badri Issa
Badri Issa, 22, was "kind and friendly and always smiling", his family said

A second man has been charged with murder after a graduate was stabbed to death in a Manchester street.

Badri Issa, 22, died in hospital after the attack on Moss Lane East in Moss Side on 25 October.

Kevell Blake, 20, of Bromshill Drive, Cheetham Hill, has been remanded into custody to appear at Tameside Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

A 21-year-old man, Raami Mohamed, of Manchester, was charged with murder days after Mr Issa's death.

Mr Issa, described by his family as "kind and friendly", was looking forward to starting a career in mechanical engineering after graduating from Manchester Metropolitan University.

Det Ch Insp Andy Naismith of Greater Manchester Police, said: "We are still continuing to ask the public for further information in relation to this tragic murder.

"If you have any information that could further assist our investigation, please come forward."

He added: "Each piece of information brings us closer to answers that Badri's family desperately needs."


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