Bulwell man killed in city brawl

Joshua Bradley
Joshua Bradley

A man killed after a Nottingham city centre fight at the weekend has been named as Josh Bradley.

The 19-year-old from Bulwell, was killed after an altercation involving seven other men in Thurland Street, just before 4am on Sunday morning (8th February 2015).

Four men, aged 28, 24, and two 22-year-olds, remain in police custody on suspicion of murder.

A 19-year-old man and a 20-year-old man arrested on suspicion of affray have been released on bail.

A 23-year-old man has been bailed after he was arrested on suspicion of murder.

Searches have continued throughout the day in Thurland Street at the junction with Clinton Street, Pelham Street and Clumber Street, but have since been lifted.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident number 140 of 8 February.

Kev and Patrick Sheehan, coaches at Benny’s Boxing Club in Nottingham, helped train the youngster from the age of 11 to 15.

Kev said: “It has come as a shock. I can’t believe it happened to him. He was a great lad. Very placid. He wouldn’t fall out with anyone. He kept himself to himself. Pat took hin under his wing and trained him more than anybody.”

Josh had won the national Amateur Boxing Association (ABA) title for the club in 2008 when he was just 13.

He had also been a member of Bilborough Community Amateur Boxing Club since he was just seven years old.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.