Tribute paid to man stabbed to death in Salford park as he’s named as 31-year-old Tyron Riley

'We were always so proud'.

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 30th December 2022

The family of Tyron Riley, known to his loved ones as Taz, have paid a touching tribute to him after was stabbed to death in a Salford Park.

Tyron, 31, has been described as a ‘devoted Dad’ with a ‘huge cheeky smile’.

The ‘super talented builder’ was fatally stabbed in Clarendon Park on Tuesday 27 December.

In a tribute released through GMP, his mother Nicola and his family said: “Tyron Grech Riley known as Taz was a very much-loved Son, Dad, Grandson and Brother, our hearts are in a million pieces.

“You were a devoted Dad, super talented builder and could turn your hand to anything, you loved nothing more than sending us a million and one photos of the job from start to finish and always said ‘I’m ace me aren’t a’ we were always so proud.

Clarendon Park, where Tyron Riley was fatally stabbed. Credit: Google Maps

“We will always remember the good times, your huge cheeky smile and your great sense of humour.

“Taz I’m so sorry this has happened to you, my heart is aching so much, you will be missed deeply.


“Sleep tight Son ‘love ya’.”

Greater Manchester Police are continuing to investigate Tyron’s murder, and no arrests have been made as of yet.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector David Moores, said: “We are continuing to appeal for information to bring Tyron’s family the justice they yearn.


“Specialist officers will continue to support them through this devastating time.

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“A team of detectives are working around the clock to conduct enquiries to piece together a full picture of the events leading up to Tyron’s death.

“Officers are visibly patrolling the area and if you have any concerns – please come and speak to us.

“If you have any information to assist our investigation, no matter how small, we would like to speak to you or and if you captured anything on dashcam, please get in touch.”

GMP added in a statement: “Although officers are gathering evidence from the scene and the surrounding area, we would like to hear from anyone with information, CCTV and dashcam/doorbell footage. Please contact police via 101 quoting incident 12 of 27/12/2022. Always dial 999 in an emergency.


“A dedicated Major Incident Public Portal has been opened to receive information, and you can directly submit images and mobile phone, dash-cam, or doorbell footage here:

“Details can be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

Featured image: GMP