THERE has been a police presence on a Bradford street for a number of days following a fatal stabbing in the city centre. 

A resident of Yew Tree Crescent, off Pearson Lane, said they had seen police, detectives as well as forensics. 

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said the police presence was in relation to ongoing enquiries into a murder investigation launched after the death of 19-year-old Kian Tordoff.

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Officers were called to John Street at 5.45am last Sunday where they found Kian and another 19-year-old with stab injuries.

Kian passed away a short time after officers arrived at the scene.

The second male, named locally as Matthew Lowther, remains in hospital, where his condition is now said to be stable. 

West Yorkshire Police said in its latest update: "Three males, aged 16, 21 and 26 remain in custody as the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team continue to investigate what happened. 

"Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team by calling 101, or using the 101 Live Chat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website, quoting crime reference 13210516983. 

"Information can also be passed to independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."