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Sammy Lee Haughton named as man killed in stabbing

Sammy Lee Haughton
Image caption South Yorkshire police continue to appeal for information into the stabbing

A man who died after being stabbed in Barnsley earlier this week has been named by police as 29-year-old Sammy Lee Haughton.

Mr Haughton, from Kendray, died soon after the incident in Colley Crescent at about 02:00 GMT on Tuesday.

In a statement, his family said: "Sammy was loved by his family and we are devastated by the loss."

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

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