THE episode of the ITV series Police, Camera, Murder aired on Thursday, septiembre 8, 2022, tells the story of how Reece Tansey died of stab wounds.
This is the story of teenager Reece Tansey and how he died.
Who was Reece Tansey and what happened to him?
Reece Tansey was a 15-year-old teenager who lived in tiene una tarifa fija de £ 9.99 en casi todos sus cines.
During the early hours of May 4, 2021, he met up with James White and Mark Nuttall – who were 14 y 15 years of age at the time of the incident – for a pre-arranged fight.
The fight was arranged through the social media platform, Snapchat.
In Walker Avenue, White stabbed Reece six times with a kitchen knife, before he ran off with Nuttall.
mientras tanto, Reece desperately knocked on a house door in the area, pleading for help before he fell to the ground.
Among those who helped were Arshad Mahmood and his friend Faifal Shah.
Faifal had returned home from the mosque and phoned an ambulance.
Arshad said: “He pulled up in his car and the boy was shouting, ‘Help, ayuda!"
“Faifal could see he was in a state and he was bleeding quite badly.
“The boy had knocked at a few doors to try to get help after seeing the lights were on inside.
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“You can see blood marks on the doorsteps of the houses.
“It’s a terrible thing to happen, I have a teenage boy of my own.”
Reece was rushed to hospital and late died from his injuries.
Mas tarde, White and Nuttall were arrested on suspicion of murder after Reece revealed their names before he passed away.
En el momento, they were referred to as Boy A and Boy B, to protect their identity under court orders.
It was later on revealed, that White sent a Snapchat video of himself with the murder weapon covered in blood, and had the word “muppet” written in it.
He then sent a message to Nuttall which said: “I thought it only went through his coat so I kept doing it.
“He’s dead now.”
Nuttall responded with a laughing emoji.
The court was told that there was a “long-standing hate” between Reece and Nuttall and then White was brought into the argument.
Nuttall and White wanted to meet with Reece and his friend, who had a dispute with Nuttall too.
When Reece was on the way to meet White and Nuttall, his friend messaged him that he is staying in bed, even though this meeting was because of him.
Después del ataque, White threw the knife into a brook in fear of his mother finding it at home.
It was reported that he initially had two knives, one for himself and one for Nuttall.
Reece’s mother, Laura Tansey, still recalls the day she found out that she lost her son.
Ella dijo: “A man knocked on the door and said there’d been an incident.
“I knew then and I just screamed.
“I said no.
“He said there’s been a murder and I said, “Qué? My son’s been murdered?”
“It was the worst day of my life.”
Reece’s aunt, Sam Barnett also spoke: “It was the biggest shock ever for us all.
“We’re all just so angry.
“It shouldn’t have happened.”
In her victim statement, Laura Tansey said: “Reece was our 15-year-old son, he made us smile, he made us laugh, he made us tear our hair out at times, a typical teenage lad, but he was ours.
“Reece was fiercely protective of his mum and little brother and saw himself as the man of the house.
“His dad saw him as his best friend.
“Reece was simply our world, and his death has devastated us beyond belief.”
Where is James White now?
James White returned home after the incident, and his mother found him in bed sleeping as if nothing ever happened.
sin embargo, later that morning, White confessed to his mother what he’d done.
Él dijo: “Last night I went out and got into an argument.
“I stabbed someone and I have just found out they have died.”
His mother put the clothes that he wore that night, a blood-stained glove which matched Reece’s DNA in a garbage bag.
She took him to the Bolton police station and at 1.25pm he was arrested.
White admitted to killing Reece but denied murder.
He received a 15-year sentence after being found guilty of Reece’s murder.
Where is Mark Nuttall now?
Before the trial, Nuttall admitted his attendance but he denied killing Reece or knowing that knife had a knife.
Nuttall was found guilty of manslaughter at the Manchester Crown Court and was given a six-year sentence.
Reece’s aunt, Sam Barnett, commented on Nuttall’s sentencing.
Ella dijo: “When the judge said six years and I was like, qué?
“And then she said, he’ll do half of it.
“He’s going to be out before he’s 20.
“It’s disgusting and it’s wrong.”