Roundhay, Leeds’ Peter Wass fatally stabbed in Chapeltown; 3 people arrested in Hartlepool

Peter Wass of Roundhay, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom has died. He was 29.

At around 2:30 p.m. on March 2, 2023, a man, 21, allegedly stabbed Wass in an incident in the street near to the junction of Hamilton Place and Hamilton Avenue in Chapeltown, Leeds. The victim was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.


On the morning of March 12, 2023, the suspect was arrested by West Yorkshire Police officers in Hartlepool, County Durham, England. A woman, 48, and a girl, 17, were also arrested that day in Hartlepool on suspicion of assisting an offender.

The three, whose names were not released, remain in custody. West Yorkshire Police senior investigating officer Sam Freeman stated, “Peter’s family are completely devastated at his death in such sudden and violent circumstances, and we have specially trained family liaison officers supporting them as we continue to progress the investigation into his murder.”

“His family are urging anyone who knows anything about the circumstances surrounding Peter’s death to support the police investigation so that they can get the answers they need,” Freeman continued. “They have also asked that people respect their privacy at what is understandably a very difficult time for them.”

Anyone who has information about the fatal stabbing of Peter Wass is asked to contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team via 101 quoting Operation Preesall reference 13230122209 or online or anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Roundhay is home to a Victorian park called Roundhay Park, which is the second largest city park in Europe. The park covers more than 700 acres of parkland, woodland, lakes and gardens.

On August 16, 1992, Roundhay Park hosted the late Michael Jackson‘s “Dangerous Word Tour.” Ed Sheeran‘s “÷ Tour” was held at the park from August 16-17, 2019.

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