Tributes paid to Sheffield man as two charged with murder

47-year-old Craig Wild

47-year-old Craig Wild

Two people have been charged with the murder of a Sheffield man who dies from multiple injuries including stab wounds in a Sheffield home.

Tributes have been paid to 47-year-old Craig Wild who was found dead at the property in Walkley on Thursday.

A floral tribute left at the scene of a murder on Fox Walk, Walkley. Picture: Andrew Roe

A floral tribute left at the scene of a murder on Fox Walk, Walkley. Picture: Andrew Roe

Emergency services were called to the house on Fox Walk at about 6.45pm following reports that a man had been assaulted.

Mr Wild was pronounced dead shortly after they arrived at the property.

A post-mortem examination concluded he died from multiple injuries, including stab wounds. 

Two people have been charged in connection with his death. 

A floral tribute left at the scene of a murder on Fox Walk, Walkley. Picture: Andrew Roe

A floral tribute left at the scene of a murder on Fox Walk, Walkley. Picture: Andrew Roe

David Webster, 49, of Leppings Lane, Hillsborough, and Alison Moss, 46, of Fox Walk, Walkley, appeared before Sheffield Magistrates’ Court on Saturday morning charged with his murder.

They have been remanded into custody to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Wednesday, August 31.

Craig’s family have asked for their privacy to be respected at this extremely difficult time.

Tributes have begun to pour in for Mr Wild, described by people as a ‘lovely guy’.

A floral tribute left at the scene in Walkley read: “Such a tragic loss, you were in the hearts of so many people.

“Taken too soon but never forgotten. In our hearts forever. RIP buddy. Condolences to your family and friends.”

Neal Furniss said: “I will never forget the good times we had out. RIP Craig.”

Jessica Moore said: “This guy was lovely. I used to see him and his little dog every morning when I was taking the kids to school.

“He always said hi to the kids. RIP mate, fly high.”

Emma Jeggo said: “This is awful.

“Craig was a lovely guy who was kind to my two young kids – my thoughts are with his friends and family at this tragically sad time.”

Lesley Thompson said: “RIP Craig. Lovely bloke, prayers with his family.”

Julie Boulter said: “RIP Craig Wild...horrible world we have to live in.”

Angela Suckley said: “RIP, never spoke to you but remember you from school and around Walkley. So sorry.”

Joanna Knowles-Hayes said: ”RIP Craig, thoughts with family and friends at this sad time.”

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Detectives remain keen to hear from anyone who has any information about Craig’s death. 

n Anyone with information that could assist officers with their enquiries, is urged to call 101 quoting incident number 988 of August 25, 2016. Information can be given to Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111.”