Good Samaritan’ Fatally Hit Amid Violent Clash Over Young Couple’s Wedding

Wedding Feud Turns Deadly in Sheffield

A dispute between two families erupted into violence during a wedding celebration for Hasan Khan, in his early 20s, and his 19-year-old bride at a local mosque.

The bride’s family, discontented with the marriage, confronted the groom’s relatives, resulting in chaos and bloodshed.

Fatalities Amidst Chaos

The situation escalated into a violent clash, resulting in a tragic incident involving a ‘Good Samaritan,’ Chris Marriott, who attempted to intervene.

Marriott, 46, lost his life when a car, allegedly driven by a relative of the bride, plowed into a group of people, including Marriott and an off-duty midwife offering aid. Witnesses described the scene as ‘mayhem’ and ‘terrifying.’

Eyewitness Accounts and Aftermath

Shazia Bi, an aunt of Hasan Khan, described the horrific turn of events, emphasizing that the bride was content with the match, but her family opposed it.

The altercation quickly escalated outside the groom’s home, leading to injuries and tragic consequences.

Police Investigation and Arrests

A murder investigation was initiated as police apprehended two suspects—a 23-year-old man on suspicion of murder and a 55-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder. The authorities appealed for information from witnesses to aid in the investigation.

Community Shock and Mourning

The incident shook the quiet neighborhood, leaving locals shocked and saddened. Residents recounted a dispute that erupted following a wedding party, culminating in the tragic confrontation.

Victim’s Profile and Tragic Loss

Chris Marriott, known for his community involvement and volunteer work, tragically lost his life while trying to aid a woman involved in the altercation.

His sudden demise has devastated his family, including his wife and two young sons.

Ongoing Police Efforts

The police continue to investigate the incident, urging individuals with relevant information to come forward, promising anonymity through platforms like Crimestoppers.

Eyewitness Testimonies and Community Impact

Witnesses described a chaotic scene with a car speeding through the street and multiple injuries, including a stabbing. The incident, arising from a dispute between two families, has left the community reeling from the unexpected tragedy.

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