A mother with a broken heart is a tribute to the receptionist of Barrister, 24, who died in Easter quarrel on Easter Sunday
- Joe O & # 39; Brien, 24, is locally mentioned as the man who died after a pub fight
- The police were called at 3 o'clock in the morning to the Royal Oak Hotel on Oldham Road in Failsworth
- Easter Sunday fighting left three wounded behind, but suspects left before the police arrived
- O & # 39; Brien was & # 39; a nice boy, never in trouble & # 39 ;, according to a neighbor
Joe O & # 39; Brien died after having sustained serious stab wounds during a large-scale fight at the Royal Oak Hotel on Oldham Road in Failsworth at 3 o'clock in the morning
The grieving mother of a lawyer clerk who was stabbed to death during an Easter celebration on Easter Sunday said he & # 39; hardworking, kind and generous & # 39; used to be.
Friends of a 24-year-old man who died after being stabbed on Easter Sunday in a fight outside a pub, paid tribute to a & # 39; really decent young man & # 39 ;.
Joe O & # 39; Brien died after sustaining severe stab wounds during a large-scale fight at the Royal Oak Hotel on Oldham Road in Failsworth at 3 o'clock in the morning.
The police were summoned to the scene where three men – 24, 23 and 22 years old – were injured.
Tribute to her son today, Joe & # 39; s mother Roz McDonald, said: & # 39; Joe was a much-loved son, brother, grandson, uncle, cousin and friend of many.
& # 39; He was hard at work and had a great sense of humor. He was kind and generous, both with his time and with his money. His friends, his family and Manchester United were his life.
& # 39; Joe worked as a clerk at Deans Court Chambers in Manchester and he loved this job.
& # 39; Most of Joe's time was spent with his friends, or with the care of his mother, which he always brought first. & # 39;
Neighbors on the estate in Blackley, Manchester, where Joe lived with his mother and siblings, said he was a popular and well-known young man.
& # 39; He was a nice boy, never in trouble, & # 39; someone said.
The scene on Oldham Road, Failsworth, on Sunday after the big fight left three wounded and one dead
Talk to the Manchester Evening News, one of Joe's best friends, Cal Robinson, said: “These crimes are happening more and more every day.
When does this stop? When is justice served to those who wear knives?
& # 39; I loved Joe [like] a brother. The person who did this does not realize that they have not just taken away someone's life. Joe & # 39; s family and friends will suffer the rest of their lives. & # 39;
Write on Facebook, friend Katie Monks added: & # 39; RIP Joe O & # 39; Brien, so & # 39; n intelligent, really decent young man. Heartbreaking I can't believe it. His poor family. & # 39;
Diane Harrison added: & What a sad waste of a young life. My heart goes out to his family and friends. R.i.p Joe. & # 39;
Detectives have launched a murder investigation and continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding Joe's death.
On Sunday morning a large police cordon was present on Oldham Road for a few hours.
No arrests have been made and it is believed that suspects involved in the fight started before the police arrived.
Detective Chief Superintendent Tony Creely of GMP & # 39; s Major Incident Team said yesterday: & # 39; This is a terrible situation to deal with.
& # 39; Unfortunately a man has lost his life, my thoughts are with his family in this devastating time. & # 39;
& # 39; We believe there has been a fight involving a number of people who ended up losing one life and two others with serious but not life-threatening injuries.
& # 39; We will look through CCTV to identify those involved and I would suggest coming to the police before we knock.
& # 39; I would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the fighting, any information you have may be vital to our investigation, so please contact us. & # 39;
GMP & # 39; s Territorial Commander for Oldham Chief Superintendent Neil Evans said: & I understand that the community will be rightfully shocked by what happened.
& # 39; Neighborhood officials will be nearby to assist our colleagues from the Major Incident Team.
& # 39; If people have specific concerns or information, they should approach our officers and talk to them. & # 39;