Man 23 Charged, with Murder of ‘Good Samaritan’ in ‘Car ram Attack’

Man 23 Charged

Man 23 Charged, A man has been charged with the murder of ‘Good Samaritan’ Chris Marriott, who was killed in Sheffield after being hit by a car while attempting to aid a stranger.

Man 23 Charged, with Murder of ‘Good Samaritan’ in ‘Car Ram Attack’

Man 23 ChargedHassan Jhangur, 23, is also charged with five counts of attempted murder and is expected in court today. Dad-of-two Mr Marriott, 46, was killed after he was hit by a car that was reportedly being driven toward a crowd of people while he was providing first treatment to an unconscious woman lying on the roadway.

In an emotional statement, his family paid tribute to ‘a wonderful husband, dad, brother, uncle – and friend to many,’ adding: ‘The circumstances of his death, however sad and unexplainable to us, his family, demonstrate the type of man he was – to go to help rather than to turn away.’

Mr. Marriott was out for a post-Christmas walk with his wife and two young sons, aged eight and six when he went to the woman’s help just after 2 pm on Wednesday on College Close in Sheffield’s Burngreave area.

The injured woman is reported to have been injured during a fight involving several other persons. When she stopped to help, an off-duty midwife was also injured.

A car collided with Mr Marriott and others as he was offering first treatment to the woman, according to police.

Neighbors said the fight was the result of a feud between two families over a wedding that took place earlier on Wednesday and was held at a residence in College Court.

At least one individual was reportedly stabbed during the commotion. Another man suffered critical but non-life-threatening injuries, and four other persons, three ladies, and a man, had minor injuries.

Detective Chief Inspector Andrew Knowles said, ‘This is an extremely devastating situation in which a Good Samaritan, who had stepped in to help a stranger in their time of need, has lost his life.’

Mr Marriott works as the nonprofit Community Money Advice’s (CMA) IT manager. He was also active in Sheffield’s City Church, the Jubilee Foodbank, and Voluntary Action Sheffield, and was a trustee of MASKK (Manor and Castle After School and Kids Klubs).

‘He wanted to offer people hope, so he was willing to go the additional mile for individuals,’ said Heather Keates, CMA’s founder and CEO.

‘His generosity, concern for people, and compassion for people were at the heart of who he was. He was a compassionate and caring man.’

Ms Keates stated, ‘He wanted to make a difference in his community, and he made a great difference.’Mr Marriott, she claimed, was ‘irreplaceable’ to the charity, which operates 180 face-to-face advice centers.

He has been the charity’s IT manager since 2021 but had previously overseen one of its Sheffield help centers.

‘He understood it from the IT side, and he understood it from the clients’ side,’ Ms Keates added.

‘Our Chris was a loving man who loved his family and honestly lived to serve people — and our hearts are devastated,’ wrote Mr Marriott’s brother-in-law Luke Tonge on Facebook.

‘Please pray for my sister and their boys, as well as the relatives and friends who are grieving such a great loss.’

In a statement, the religious group ChristCentral, which includes City religion, said that everyone was ‘profoundly shocked’ by Mr Marriott’s death.

It read, ‘Chris died doing what so many will remember him for, helping others.”This is an extremely sad scenario,’ it continued, ‘and we are heartbroken for the family.’

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