The 20-year-old murdered in Moss Side has been named

Taken far too young.

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 18th August 2022

The 20-year-old man who was killed in the early hours of Monday morning in Moss Side has been named.

Javell Morgan, from West Yorkshire, has been formally identified as the victim of the fatal attack that took place just as the huge Manchester Caribbean Carnival celebrations wrapped up.

It was initially believed that Javell had been shot, but a post-mortem examination found that he actually died of stab injuries.

A GoFundMe page has now been set up to help Javell’s family pay for his funeral.

The page states: “As you can imagine it is a devastating time for all family and friends of Javell Morgan.


“We would love to give Javell the send off he deserves and support the family in doing this. If anybody would like to contribute in doing so no matter how small please do so via this go fund me page. Harris (auntie)”

The murder took place on Claremont Road and police are still appealing for information.


GMP’s senior investigating officer, DCI Neil Higginson, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of Javell Morgan, as they try to process the devastating death of their loved one. They have requested privacy at this time.

“Now a Home Office post-mortem has been performed, we can confirm that Javell sadly died as a result of stab injuries, not by a shooting, as was originally thought.

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“As the investigation progresses and all lines of enquiry explored, we are still keen to hear from anyone who may have any information to assist our ongoing investigation.

“Information can be given by calling 101, or by using our online LiveChat service on our website via

“You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 and, anyone with information including photos or videos, can submit it to our dedicated public portal here:”

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