London man, 22, stabbed and beaten to death named for first time as two arrested

London man, 22, stabbed and beaten to death named for first time as two arrested

A man who was stabbed and beaten to death has been named for the first time.

Fatjon Oruci, 22, from London, was severely beaten and stabbed in South Yorkshire.

A post mortem examination showed he suffered catastrophic injuries from the beating, as well as being stabbed.

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Fatjon’s family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

He was found by police at around 1.20am on January 1 on Doncaster Road.

On the same day, a 26-year-old man and 20-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of murder.

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Both have been released while the investigation continues.

Another man, 23, from Rotherham was arrested on suspicion of murder on Tuesday, January 4.

Due to a lack of evidence, he was released from custody with no further action to be taken.

The investigation continues in Rotherham.

Officers have also appealed for anyone with information that may help with the investigation to come forward.

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Fatjon Oruci, 22, died after suffering catastrophic injuries

A South Yorkshire Police appeal stated that they are keen to speak with anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious, between 11pm on December 31 and 2am on January 1 in the area of either Badsley Moor Lane or Doncaster Road.

Information can be passed onto police by contacting 101 and quoting incident number 35 of January 1, or alternatively, people can use the crime reporting portal at

Alternatively, you can stay completely anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers via their website or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.

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